Robert Woolsey, KCAW - Sitka
Sitka a national leader for EV ownership, but there isn’t a single public charging station.
But that doesn’t mean it’s any closer to an eruption
Hundreds of hours of Southeast Native Radio broadcasts are now archived on the internet and available for anyone to listen to.
When a series of earthquakes has no clear mainshock that set it off, it’s often described as a swarm.
Sitka Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins will end a decade-long legislative career when the Alaska House adjourns sometime later this year.
Under a plea agreement, Richard A. Forst must pay $144,925 in restitution to the City of Sitka and fines of $5,200.
“I am inspired,” said one fan at the hour-long event “Inspired at how much faster she is than I am.”
The state has set a record harvest for Sitka herring, but a weak market will keep many of those fish in the water
Seiners landed only 16,000 tons of herring last year, which was just under half of the harvest guideline. In 2020 and 2019, there were no fisheries at all.
The passing of Sitkan Dave Galanin in December was a two-fold loss for Alaska: He was a renown engraver in the Northwest Coast tradition, and he was singer and slide-guitarist from somewhere deep within the Delta blues.
A domestic chicken has about as many calories as a salmon, and even a greasy pizza box is rich in calories.
The sow was recognizable to many Sitkans for her white-tipped ears. Recently, she had been featured as the cover image on the Sitka Bear Report social media page. (Sitka Bear Report/Sam Schenck)
Thirteen brown bears have been killed in Sitka — 12 by wildlife authorities and one by a car.
Orthione griffenis, or O. griffenis, eventually kills its host shrimp, and soon the remaining shrimp can’t find each other to reproduce, rendering a blue mud shrimp population extinct.
Serenade of the Seas’ arrival coincided with a major coronavirus outbreak in Sitka, but that didn’t seem to affect the number of passengers visiting town — all of whom were vaccinated, except for children. There simply weren’t that many of them.
Industry insiders say despite the potential loss of the 2021 season, 2022 could be the biggest cruise season ever.
The Sitka School Board recently decided to send the question of the name change to the Sitka Tribe, in hopes of identifying a “significant local cultural educator.”
President Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act has put Sitka’s plans for a new Coast Guard fast-response cutter on the rocks.
Although the dog’s body was recovered, officials believe the attack was predatory, and they intend to destroy the bear when it’s found.
Dead orcas are extremely rare to find most years.
LISTEN: Richard Bingham was acquitted in murder cold case, but accusation clouded his life – until now
Bingham confessed to the crime, despite evidence that he didn't commit the murder of 17-year-old Baggen. But even after he was acquitted, his life wasn't the same.