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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!
A deer found with a wire around its neck near Sitka has was safely released by wildlife authorities late last week. But another deer may be suffering from the same -- possibly malicious -- predicament. Phil Mooney, a biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish & Game, successfully darted and tranquilized the adult doe near the Indian River Road on Friday (9-12-14). more
When Alaskans fish for salmon, most are hoping to bring home those gorgeous -- not to mention delicious -- red fillets for the barbecue, freezer, or canning jar. When the fish are cleaned, the long skeins of pink or red eggs often go overboard with everything else. Not so in the commercial fishing industry, where salmon eggs -- or roe -- have become big business. Russia’s embargo of American seafood has been a setback to Alaska’s caviar industry, but demand for the product is growing elsewhere. more