SITKA, ALASKA Close to 100 Sitkans gathered Sunday afternoon for the annual Blessing of the Fleet. The spring ritual honors those who earn their living upon the seas and pays tribute to mariners who have died over the past year.
Sitkans bless the fleet
A new collection of essays about one of the most iconic figures in American literature has been published, shedding new light on his connections to Alaska -- and to "Star Wars." more