Alaska Day marked by solemnity, celebration, history
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(From left to right) Gov. Sean Parnell, Lt. Gov. Craig Campbell, State Sen. Bert Stedman, State Rep. Peggy Wilson pause to pay respects after laying a wreath in Sitka National Cemetery.
Children catch candy thrown from a float.
A four-legged participant in Sunday's parade gets a closer look at the Raven News camera.
The 9th Army Band plays after the raising of the American flag on Castle Hill.
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Wildlife troopers shot and killed a brown bear sow and her two cubs in a Sitka neighborhood late this week (10/20/16). While it’s not the first report of an aggressive bear near downtown, the three were the first animals destroyed this year for public safety.
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The proponents of a new playground at Sitka’s Crescent Harbor want to get to work on the over half-million dollar upgrade in 2017. more