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Sitka police charge suspect in Brewery burglary. Ballot prop attorney says Sitka in litigation “smorgasbord” as it continues to fight citizen initiative. Kreiss-Tomkins/Thomas primary election results suggest a tight race when candidates go head-to-head this fall. Coastal Zone Management opponents, proponents say they’ll try and revive the program in the legislature next session.
Thu Aug 30, 2012
A species of fern common in Asia has been found in Southeast Alaska. But unlike invasive species, Wright’s filmy fern is an early colonizer. And figuring out how and when it got here is the next piece of the puzzle. more
Rob Harcourt is a professor of Marine Ecology at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He's in Sitka as a Scientist in Residency Fellow (SIRF) at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Harcourt uses advanced tagging techniques to study ocean animals and their habitat -- everything from jellyfish to blue whales. He'll be speaking tonight (6PM Wed Apr 22, Alaska Raptor Rehabilitation Center, free) on climate change and penquins: "Will Happy Feet feel the heat?" With SSS research director Tory O'Connell. Downloadable audio. more