Sitka

Emergency listing sought for Prince of Wales Island wolves

ANCHORAGE — Six conservation groups have asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to use an emergency endangered species listing to protect a population of… Continue reading

 

Fishermen get hands-on with marketing their harvest

From Sitka to Kodiak, small, independent commercial fishermen are taking an increasingly hands-on role in marketing their own fish. Rhonda Hubbard and her husband Jim… Continue reading

 

Prices low, but Sitka herring catch strong

The 2014 Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery wrapped up last weekend with the fleet of 48 seiners going slightly over the 16,333 ton quota.… Continue reading

 

Sitka writer speaks

Sitka writer Brendan Jones presents “Being an Alaskan Writer in a New York Industry” at 6 p.m. March 18 at the Homer Public Library. He… Continue reading

Deadline extended for art and writing contest

The deadline has been extended to Jan. 18 for the Alaska Statewide Youth Art & Writing Competition. Open to students in grades 7 to 12… Continue reading

Samuel Walden von Rekowski

Samuel Walden von Rekowski was born at 3:27 a.m. Oct. 9, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Kate and Jeffrey von Rekowski. He weighed 10… Continue reading

New Alaska book tells story of Alaskans 100 years apart

Publishers Weekly calls C.B. Bernard’s “Chasing Alaska: A Portrait of the Last Frontier Then and Now” a travel book, and one of this year’s top… Continue reading

Thanks for HCOA scholarship

I would like to thank the Homer Council on the Arts for awarding me a scholarship. Music is my passion, and I’m thrilled to use… Continue reading

Gift makes arts camp possible

I would like to thank the Homer Council on the Arts for the generous scholarship I was awarded in order to attend Sitka Fine Arts… Continue reading

Fishing vessels wanted for energy audit pilot project

The Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation is seeking vessel owners for a fishing vessel energy audit pilot program. The foundation notes that the high cost of… Continue reading

Invasive species bill advances in House

A bill requiring the state to create a rapid response and management plan to deal with invasive aquatic species moved out of the House Fisheries… Continue reading

Surfing film to show again Dec. 1 at Homer Theatre

“Alaska Sessions,” a film about a month-long surfing trip from Sitka to Homer, shows again at 1 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Homer Theatre. Admission… Continue reading

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