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Update: 1 body recovered, 2 still missing after Sitka landslide

...000 people.Tucked against snowcapped mountains, the city is located in rain forest terrain on the west coast of Baranof Island.Authorities believe the slide killed city building inspector William Stortz, 62, and brothers Elmer and Ulises...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-20/1-body-recovered-2-still-missing-after-
State
Updated: Sitka landslide debris too unstable for search efforts

...tucked between snowcapped mountains and the Pacific Ocean, is nestled in rain forest terrain on the west coast of Baranof Island that is characterized by heavy rains year-round.A newly built home at the construction site was destroyed, and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-19/updated-sitka-landslide-debris-too-unst
State
Sitka program top draw for Yale students

...to work hard, then explore Sitka and the rest of Baranof Island for three days. Students pay their own way to and...Last week she attended the regular meeting of the Baranof Island Housing Authority with a fellow Yale intern."It...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-09/sitka-program-top-draw-yale-students
State
Portions of Unit 4 closed to mountain goat harvest

...release stated. The remainder of Baranof Island will remain open for goat hunting...public hearing to discuss the 2015 Baranof Island Mountain Goat Management Plan...to conserving mountain goats on Baranof Island through closures guided by the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-31/portions-unit-4-closed-mountain-goat
Outdoors
Ferry Columbia troubled by mechanical problems

...transported on the fast ferry Chenega on July 20, one day before the Columbia had been scheduled to leave Juneau for Baranof Island.Skagway passengers will have to await another sailing. The Marine Highway is notifying affected passengers.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-16/ferry-columbia-troubled-mechanical-prob
Local
The summer of the food truck

...7 p.m., seven days a weekOn the Menu: Artisan ice cream sold in cups or cones, root beer floats (made with Baranof Island Brewing Root Beer) and coke floatsNeed to Know: Marc Wheeler opened up his artisan ice cream shop Coppa across from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-19/summer-food-truck
Local
Sitka Farmers Markets kick off July 4

...by the Sitka Local Foods Network, Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp No. 1, Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp No. 4, Baranof Island Housing Authority, the Alaska Farmers Market Association, the Alaska Division of Public Health Cancer Control Program...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-25/sitka-farmers-markets-kick-july-4
Outdoors
Photo: Fortress of the Bear

...linked when a gate was opened on a new barred breezeway. Fortress of the Bear founder Les Kinnear said the three Baranof Island bears sped up the introduction process by opening the gate themselves the night before Kinnear planned to open it...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/photo-fortress-bear
State
Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part I

...weather early on in the sailing expedition. He continued east, making it to the southern tip of what is known as Baranof Island on July 15, a few days before Bering and his crew sighted land near Yakutat.For three days the St. Paul sailed...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-24/beaten-path-mysteries-yakobi-island-
Outdoors
TMHS girls lose at Ketchikan

...overlooked its snub in the coaches poll last week to win three of four games on its annual road trip to the west side of Baranof Island last week.The Lady Vikings lost their opener 55-46 to the Mt. Edgecumbe Lady Braves on Wednesday, then got to...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-27/tmhs-girls-lose-ketchikan
Sports

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