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Yakutat organizations, community members band together to save town

YAKUTAT - In the past five years, Yakutat has lost a quarter of its 800 residents, its economy has shrunk...you're willing to try anything to see what will work," said Yakutat Tlingit Tribe President Victoria Demmert. "We're not alone...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/yakutat-organizations-community-members-b
Art
Digital Yakutat

YAKUTAT - Many of Yakutat's problems are connected, but many of them have to do with a lack of connection.Unlike many other Southeast Alaskan cities, Yakutat is not connected to the internet via fiber optic cable. In fact...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/digital-yakutat
Art
Southeast Spotlight: Yakutat Tern Festival, May 28-31

Yakutat has one of the largest and southernmost...of this avian population worldwide. The Yakutat Tern Festival, first held in 2011, highlights...The festival, which also highlights Yakutat's cultural resources, includes birding...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/southeast-spotlight
Art
Change in effect for king salmon regs

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is revising king salmon sport fishing regulations in Southeast Alaska and Yakutat. The changes came into effect July 1 and will be effective through May 2, 2016. Now, for Alaskan residents, the bag and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/change-effect-king-salmon-regs
Outdoors
Yakutat to welcome first-ever cruise ships this year

...Southeast Alaska, the residents of Yakutat haven't been so sure about them...shiploads of tourists."Historically Yakutat has been unwelcoming to cruise lines, and so this is a big step," said Yakutat Chamber of Commerce President and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/yakutat-welcome-cruise-ships-year
Local
Catching 'chromers' in Yakutat

To fly to Yakutat in April or early May is to become acquainted...of anticipation.I'd never been to Yakutat before, nor had I fly fished; I'd...Flyfishers, Tony Soltys. But to visit Yakutat when the steelhead are running requires...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-01/catching-chromers-yakutat
Outdoors
The fifth annual Yakutat Tern Festival kicks off May 28

YAKUTAT - The fifth annual Yakutat Tern Festival will run May 28 to 31 this year as a celebration of the natural and cultural resources of Yakutat. Yakutat hosts one of the largest and southernmost known nesting...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/fifth-annual-yakutat-tern-festival-k
Outdoors
Cruise passenger gets medevac near Yakutat

...the Coast Guard deploys a long-distance helicopter and crew to Cordova during the salmon fishing season. The woman was taken aboard the helicopter via hoist near Yakutat without incident and taken to Cordova Community Medical Center.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-16/cruise-passenger-gets-medevac-near-yaku
Local
Yakutat tests defending champion Angoon, falls 87-83

...title challenged by up-and-coming Yakutat in an elimination game at the Juneau Lions...Medal Basketball Tournament on Tuesday.Yakutat, the youngest team in the tourney - it...Brown, who had to pass to the corner. Yakutat missed a shot and Lane pushed the ball...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-18/yakutat-tests-defending-champion-angoo
Sports | Gold Medal
Craig women top defending Gold Medal champ Yakutat 60-50

...over defending Womens Bracket champion Yakutat in a late game on Tuesday night during...Craig take an early 13-6 advantage while Yakutat relied on Lorena Williams to find the rim.After a Craig basket by Tina Steffan, Yakutat's Katrina Fraker hit a bucket and a...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-17/craig-women-top-defending-gold-medal-c
Sports | Gold Medal

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