100K salmon released from Sitka Sound Science Center
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Jen Long, visiting from Scotland, moves Chinook smolt into a release chute, to send them out into Sitka Sound. (Photos by Ed Ronco/KCAW)
First graders from Baranof Elementary School watch the smolt go down the chute and out to sea.
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On a day that seemed almost guaranteed to produce no record times, two Sitka women on Saturday (7-19-14) crushed the course record in the 21st Alpine Adventure Run. Tasha Folsom took first place in the women’s event, with a time of 1:18:10 -- a full two minutes faster than the record set last year by New York runner Emily deLaBruyere. Second-place woman Emily Routon also beat last year's record time. more
A father-son team from Sitka has completed a six-month run across the United States. Brett and David Wilcox ran into Ocean City, New Jersey, on Saturday (7-19-14), after covering 3,000 miles on foot. The project was intended to raise awareness about the hazards of genetically-modified foods. more