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Elderly pit bull survives encounter with bear

...several times by a brown bear in Port Alexander last week and flown to through the night, another Port Alexander resident offered to fly and is slowly recovering at Port Alexander."He's still really stiff...
Douglas-born woman celebrates 100 years

...well-traveled man who whisked Emma and the family off to the Puget Sound area for a couple years, then sailed up Port Alexander and spent a few years in Sitka, then another year in Skagway before going back to Seattle and eventually settling...
My Turn: Alaskan timber industry may jeopardize Alaska

...the country. Craig ranks in the top 100. I know fishermen in the big capital city, as well as smaller towns like Port Alexander, Point Baker, Wrangell, Hoonah, and others. Salmon pay the bills, and salmon need healthy upland habitat.My...
Alaska State Museum Awards $105,600 in grants to institutions

...Inupiat History, Language and Culture Department, Barrow, $6,000; Pioneer Air Museum, Fairbanks, $5,600; Port Alexander Historical Society, $1,277; Museums Alaska, statewide, $8,781; Seward Museum, $6,000; Sheldon Museum...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 29, 2015

...after being bitten several times by a brown bear in Port Alexander last week. The Daily Sitka Sentinel first reported...bear. Monkey's owner scared away the bear, and a Port Alexander resident offered to fly the injured dog to Sitka for...
Brown winter is abnormal but no record

...far above normal for this time of year. On Dec. 15, Petersburg, Klawock, Craig, Point Baker, Coffman Cove, Port Alexander, Ketchikan, Hoonah, Pelican, Juneau and Haines all either tied or set record-high temperatures. In Craig...
Untangling Southeast Alaska's fisheries

...finagled a ride on a supply helicopter heading south to Baranof Island, where, at a remote salmon hatchery near Port Alexander, she interviewed its nine-person staff about their jobs, their lives, and their relationships, all carried out...
Thank you from Herring Hop

...returned with a beautiful painting to donate to the auction; Harris Aircraft Services for the one way ticket back to Port Alexander; Mike Mayo, f/v Coral Lee, the stainless circle hooks, former board member and longstanding supporter Kari Johnson...
Remote winters

...Baranof's winter caretakers; they're there from October to May. They've lived remotely for years, off and on, in Port Alexander and Thorne Bay, "so an opportunity to be even more remote was a welcome choice," they wrote in an email. "Just...
Eyak's sinking leaves Port Alexander isolated

...get mail, fuel and freight to Port Alexander, a small community of 45 people...bunch," said Debra Gifford, Port Alexander's mayor. "It changes things...available."Gifford has lived in Port Alexander since 1976, before the Eyak began...


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