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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...
Sitka artist carries forth Dale DeArmond's teachings's note: This story has been updated to correct a previous inaccuracy. The Sitka Sentinel was founded by Harold and Ernestine Veatch in 1940. Thad and Sandy Poulson took it over in 1969.
Sheffield urges defeat of oil tax repeal measure

...changes to Alaska's oil tax structure would be a mistake.Sheffield spoke Sunday at the Sitka Historical Society.The Sitka Sentinel ( reports that in brief remarks, the 84-year-old former governor says he favors...
Sheldon Jackson College transfers lot to pay debt Sitka to a former college trustee to close out part of its remaining debt. Richard Scheumann of Seattle tells the Sitka Sentinel he made several loans to the college, including one in early 2007 during the college's final days of academic...
Body of Australia man found in Sitka harbor

...member on a yacht visiting the Southeast Alaska town. Schroeder was a resident of New South Wales, Australia.The Sitka Sentinel ( ) reported Schroeder was last seen leaving a bar across the street from the ANB Harbor...
At 64 years old, record rockfish was younger than first thought

...Troy Tidingco confirmed Liebman's catch and told the Sitka Sentinel that the fish could break an age record. Tidingco...32-inch shortraker that was found to be 175 years old, the Sitka Sentinel reported.The story of Sitka's now-famed rockfish...
Alaska denies study of marine invader near Sitka far only in Sitka's Whiting Harbor."We feel really hopeful that eradication is possible," Davis said.The Sitka Sentinel reports D vex, also known as sea squirt or ascidian, is a carpet tunicate that grows over and smothers other organisms...
Juneau man charged with firing gun in Sitka bar

...Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association and is active in the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association, the Sitka Sentinel reported.Witnesses told police that Davis followed Keith Widmyer into the men's restroom at about 4 p.m. Sunday...
Author pens book on Alaska - then and now

...first cousins. Joe Bernard came into the country exactly a century before Chris arrived in July 1999 to work at the Sitka Sentinel.Buddy story might be how "Chasing Alaska" started, but that's not what it became, Bernard said."That's...
Murlin Mike G. Everson

...lifelong habit of daily reading the newspaper and working the crossword puzzles. In following years, he worked at the Sitka Sentinel, Ketchikan Daily News and Alaska Litho utilizing his printing skills. Many have commented to the family that he...


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