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WWII Ft. Rousseau site due for cleanup

...landfill is located on Virublennoi Island, which is the third island on the causeway stretching out to sea from the Sitka airport. The landfill makes up 2,846 cubic yards of contaminated area on a northwest-facing beach. The landfill includes...
WSJ ranks Alaska Airlines best overall in U.S.

...the Federal Aviation Administration recently approved enhanced RNP procedures for Alaska Airlines at the Juneau and Sitka airports."Alaska's custom designed procedures were approved because of the airline's technology, pilot training and...
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...
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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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...
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...
Santaland is coming to town

...the sound and the lights, where applicable. This is her first visit to these towns, outside of the Ketchikan and Sitka airports. She came to Juneau for the first time last winter to stage "SantaLand" at the Phoenix Room. She's now the theater's...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Some of the cuts to the state are being dealt with by the towns that feel the impact. The loss of a worker at the Sitka airport would have limited the hours planes could land there. But the city came up with enough money to keep the worker on...
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...
Four killed in Sitka plane crash

...National Transportation Safety Board for Alaska, said the plane departed Victoria Monday morning and was heading to the Sitka airport when it went down. Homeowner Tess Hayburn, described by neighbors as a longtime Sitka resident who ran a massage...


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