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Sitka, Alaska is located in Sitka County. Zip codes in Sitka, AK include 99835, and 99836. The median home price in Sitka is $435,000. More Sitka information.

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13 hrs ago | APRN

Alaska Mayors Group Rallies Against Pot

The coalition passed a resolution opposing Proposition 2 out of concerns over cost and safety at their summer meeting on August 13, and signed the document on Wednesday.

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20 hrs ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

Board of Fisheries releases proposals for 2014-15 cycle

Fishermen and other stakeholders are asking the Alaska Board of Fisheries to consider 162 proposals to change subsistence, commercial, personal use and sport regulations in fisheries throughout the state during the 2014-15 meeting cycle.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Capital City Weekly

One foot in two worlds: Sarah Williams

For more than 50 years, Sitka artist Sarah Williams has been a Gwich'in Athabascan in Tlingit country - and while she's embraced Tlingit culture, marrying a Raven and being adopted as an Eagle, she's also maintained her own identity.

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Capital City Weekly

Dancers wanted in Sitka

The Naa Kahidi Dancers and Tribal Tours are recruiting Tlingit men and Elders for the Sitka dance group through August 31. To apply or for more information, visit the Sitka Tribe of Alaska online, Facebook message Naa Kahidi Dancers or call 747-7137.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

New Southeast Alaska timber sale met with lawsuit from environmental groups

The multiyear Big Thorne sale on Southeast's Prince of Wales island would harvest tens of millions of board feet of timber, much of it controversial and essentially irreplaceable old growth.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Sitkans asked to conserve water, power during hydro changeover

Walt Dangel, one of the original powerhouse operators at Blue Lake, threw the switches turning off the plant in a small decommissioning ceremony Monday morning.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Medical News

First Edition: August 19, 2014

Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including stories about a how a hospital system's data was hacked, involving as many as 4.5 million patients' records.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Democrat Forrest Dunbar hopes to challenge Young

Anchorage Democrat Forrest Dunbar is hoping to challenge Don Young for Alaska's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

APRN

Arvin, Tilton Compete for GOP Nod In Mat-Su

House District 12 was left without a representative when Bill Stoltze announced his bid for a Senate seat earlier this year.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Alaska Marine Highway officers' union rejects tentative contract agreement

Crew members from the state ferry Fairweather get ready to tie up to the dock in Sitka.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Engine problems cancel Fairweather trip

The fast-vehicle ferry Fairweather canceled its voyage to Sitka today after a mechanical problem was discovered shortly after its departure from Juneau.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Exploring Sitka: An Alaskan adventure part four

Unless you really have your heart set on a prearranged and guided shore excursion in Sitka, Alaska , you're better off exploring this quaint coastal town's historical past on foot.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Byron Mallot wants more 'Alaska voice' in state government

Democratic candidate for Governor Byron Mallott says he wants to see more citizen involvement in the state government's decision-making process.

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Anchorage Daily News

In Sitka, celebrating the seafood that makes it all possible

Fisherman Marsh Skeele on his boat the F/V Loon in Sitka. Skeele contributed Coho salmon to the banquet that capped off the town's annual Sitka Seafood Festival.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Judge awards stiff penalties for out-of-season fishing

The captain and crewman of the fishing vessel Chief Joseph pleaded guilty in a Sitka courtroom on July 29 to charges of fishing during closed season and unlawful possession of fish.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Firearm training for VPSOs could begin in January; some villages may opt out

Thirty village public safety officers and village police officers take the oath of office as they graduate from the Public Safety Training Academy in Sitka, Alaska, Friday, March 9, 2012.

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