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Officials: 2,500 gallons of diesel spilled into Sitka Sound

...gallons of diesel fuel leaked into Sitka Sound following the discovery of a leak at the city's power plant.The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported 30,000 gallons of diesel spilled from a storage tank into a backup containment area. However, city administrator...
3 people missing after several landslides in Sitka

...missing. City officials said he is 62-year-old William Stortz, who also is the city fire marshal. The Daily Sitka Sentinel first reported his identity.The other people missing are brothers 26-year-old Elmer Diaz and 25-year-old...
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Updated: Sitka landslide debris too unstable for search efforts

...mountain."All of a sudden, I heard crackling and crumbling, and then the lights flickered," he told the Daily Sitka Sentinel.Harshey went outside to investigate and saw "a sea of large logs, mud, more logs and a slurry of muddy debris...
Sitka program top draw for Yale students

...official.In addition, another 15 Yale graduates are here through other related programs, for a total of 39, The Sitka Sentinel reported last week.Jeanine Dames, dean of Yale College and director of its Office of Career Strategy, was in town...
Sitka Centennial Hall closed after possible asbestos found

...Workers have closed Sitka's Centennial Hall after finding potentially hazardous material in an old door.The Sitka Sentinel reported that building manager Don Kluting says the city is taking precautions in case the material is asbestos...
Missing wedding ring plucked from dog doo, returned to owner

...Nikki Balovich lost her ring in January, when she was pregnant and often took it off her swollen finger, the Daily Sitka Sentinel newspaper reported.The Sitka woman suspected Halli was the culprit because the 90-pound mastiff puppy often carries...
Health consortium closes medical training unit

...Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium has ended a Sitka-based emergency medical training program.The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported that the closure ends three decades of training in first aid, CPR and emergency medical services.Consortium...
Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing lab

...Administration for Native Americans, which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported the lab will allow the tribe and six other tribal organizations to assess vulnerability in their communities...
Troopers investigating bear shooting in Sitka

SITKA - Alaska Wildlife Troopers will investigate the shooting death of a young brown bear in Sitka.The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported wildlife officials found the bear dead near a residential area and golf course Tuesday.The bear was found...
Sitka fishermen continue herring fishery

...Seine boats fishing off Sitka took in 5,000 tons of herring Sunday in the second opening of the 2014 season.The Sitka Sentinel ( reports the total was just under the 5,300 tons caught Thursday in the first opening...


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