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Thu Aug 9, 2012

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Work continues on sunken seiner north of Sitka. Ferry schedule changes coming to Angoon, Pelican, Skagway, Haines. College course offers lessons from a kayak. Juneau mining co. reports strong Q2 sales. Murkowski holding federal health care forum. Kenai ranch owner named 2012 farm family of the year. Missing boater found north of Knudson Cove.

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