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Sitka High DDF coaches Stacey Woolsey and Stefanie Ask discuss their team’s success at the state Drama, Debate, and Forensics tournament in Anchorage over the weekend. Sitka won the 3A team titles in each category (Drama, Debate, and Forensics), the overall team title, and nine individual championships. Sitka High senior Zephyr Feryok was named “Student of the Year” and awarded a $500 scholarship.
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Sitka DDF team, performers take state titles in… everything!
There’s a new bird in town, and she’s a little shy. After a long career in education, she doesn’t have a lot of patience for the classroom. But for the right student, she still has plenty to teach. These days, she’s settling into a comfortable retirement, just off Sawmill Creek Road-- at the Alaska Raptor Center. more
Linda Behnken, the Executive Director of the Alaska Longline Fisherman's Association was joined by Tori O'Connell, the Research Director of the Sitka Sound Science Center, to provide an update on SEASWAP (The Southeast Alaska Sperm Whale Avoidance Project). As O'Connell explains, the project just secured $311,000 in funding to continue research on a sperm whale avoidance network this fall. The avoidance network will tag whales in the Chatham Strait black cod fishery and give fisherman devices to communicate where the whales are located. Downloadable audio. more