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Sitka asks state for $43M to help Blue Lake. Police warn of coupon scam. Dive surveys track invasive sea squirt. Sprinkler saves downtown restaurant. Cruise season ends early.

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Artesian well cleaned to improve flows; will be open tomorrow

The flow rate of water from the artesian well had slowed significantly in the past few years,  prompting X to seek funding for inspection and cleaning. (Emily Kwong/KCAW photo)
The Forest Service temporarily closed the artesian well for system inspection last Wednesday (1-21-15). District Ranger Perry Edwards says the water was always safe to drink. The problem was that it was coming out too slowly. more

UPDATE: No Assembly meeting broadcast tonight

KCAW is unable to air its usual live broadcast of the Sitka Assembly this evening, because of technical issues with our remote transmitter. We will post the full audio of the meeting on our website tomorrow and apologize for the inconvenience! more