State issues mango recall
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and Splendid Foods have issued a recall of Daniella Mangoes due to confirmed cases of salmonella reported in California. Although the mangoes were sold in Alaska, no salmonella cases have been reported here. Chelan Produce is advising anyone who purchased mangoes at their truck last Saturday (8-25-12) to dispose of them.
A Sitka-based seafood processor has cleared the first hurdle toward a major expansion -- in its hometown. The board of Sitka’s Gary Paxton Industrial Park on Wednesday (12-17-14) approved the sale of a significant portion of park waterfront to Silver Bay Seafoods. Plans for a joint venture in a marine services center remain on hold for the time being. more
Sitka library director Robb Farmer leads a double-life: By day a librarian, by night a trained Santa Claus. Farmer discusses his decision to attend Santa School, and his life over the last year assisting the real Santa Claus with his public appearances. Farmer is a 2005 graduate of the Charles W. Howard Santa School. Downloadable audio. more