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Justice Department election monitors visit Sitka as part of nationwide check

The U.S. Department of Justice dispatched officials to 64 election jurisdictions in 24 states to ensure compliance with federal voting rights laws in last week’s midterm elections — including Sitka, Bethel, Dillingham and the Kusilvak Census...

 

Peak budworm infestation eats its way through Southeast forest

Look around Southeast and you will see a lot of evergreen trees that aren't so green. Southeast Alaska's hemlock and spruce trees are fending off an assault by a number of pests and diseases, most...

 
 By Sitka Sentinel    News    June 29, 2022

Sitka water takes second place in national contest

Sitka’s drinking water won second place in a national competition this month at the American Water Works Association’s annual conference in San Antonio, Texas. The panel of judges rated Sitka’s water second only to WaterOne, a Kansas public...

 
 By Sitka Sentinel    News    April 20, 2022

Tug grounding near Sitka spilled 5,300 gallons of diesel

The state Department of Environmental Conservation has determined that about 5,300 gallons of diesel spilled from the March 21 grounding of a tugboat in Neva Strait, near Sitka. The agency calculated that about 700 gallons were recovered by surface...

 

Sitka offers grants for businesses that open restrooms for tourists

As part of its plan to accommodate a large increase in cruise ship visitors this summer, Sitka is offering grants of $1,000 or more to businesses and other entities that will open their bathrooms to the public. The community is expecting ships with...

 

Southeast again debates Tongass roadless rule

After 20 years, Southeast communities, the state and federal government are still debating whether road building should be banned in most of the Tongass National Forest. The Department of Agriculture is accepting public comments through Jan. 24 on a...

 

Alaska bear, Fortress celebrate their tenth birthdays

SITKA – Fortress of the Bear celebrated two milestones in July the 10th birthday of Killisnoo, its very first bear cub, and the sanctuary's 10th year in operation. At his birthday party, Killisnoo...

 

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