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Alaska denies study of marine invader near Sitka

...department suspects it arrived on aquaculture gear, Davis said. Whiting Harbor, an inlet between the north end of the Sitka airport runway and a World War II causeway, was the site of oyster farming.The department has requested proposals from contractors...
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Sitka airport to reduce hours By ERIC FRY THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Shorter operating hours at the Sitka Airport could add costs and delays for Southeast...Archives Shorter operating hours at the Sitka Airport could add costs and delays for Southeast...
Sitka airport to reduce hours

Shorter operating hours at the Sitka Airport could add costs and delays for Southeast travelers, including passengers headed to Juneau. The state plans to reduce the airport's...
Five Coloradans die in plane crash near Sitka

The wreckage of a twin-engine airplane that crashed while attempting to land at the Sitka airport was found by a Coast Guard helicopter Friday. Five people aboard the plane, en route from Colorado Springs, Colo., to Anchorage...
Photo: Unexpected delay

...a crossword puzzle Monday as fellow Alaska Airlines traveler Doug Isaacson, mayor of North Pole, looks on at the Sitka airport. Several lawmakers trying to make it to Juneau for a special legislative session were stuck in Sitka after planes...
Photo: Emergency landing in Sitka

...walks back to a fire truck Sunday after looking at the damage to a Guardian Flight King Air aircraft that landed at the Sitka airport without a front landing gear. Emergency workers sprayed foam on the runway for the landing after being told of a mechanical...
Report: Plane struck by lightning near Sitka

...says the flash blinded the captain of the Alaska Central Express Beechcraft 1900 as it flew the last 15 miles to the Sitka airport. The first officer wasn't affected and was able to continue the approach. When the captain regained his sight after...
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Remains of WWII-era victims to be moved

...Public Facilities. ``It's very complicated.'' The vault is one of two World War II-era concrete bunkers at the Sitka Airport that served as a burial site for patients who died at the Mount Edgecumbe Indian Health Service Hospital in the 1940s...
Postal system may resort to ferry transport

...said. Authorities with the Juneau Postal Service said 41,000 pounds of mail destined for Juneau is waiting at the Sitka airport. "According to the weather reports, the fog's going to lift this afternoon for a couple of hours, so they're...
Bodies identified from Sitka bunkers

...resident Bob Sam discovered them two years ago. The find came at the same time as a runway expansion project at the Sitka Airport. Plans initially called for simply taking the remains to another location. Sam started going through records and...


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