The CorvidEYE

A Thing or 2 (or 3!) about Halloween


Sitka student Lily Hood makes her way downtown Wednesday evening (10-31-12) with fellow “Thing” Angelina Doggett and doll Addie Poulson during the Chamber of Commerce Trick-or-Treat event. The two-hour candy giveaway has become a Sitka institution. Hundreds of monsters, princesses, and spidermen freely roamed two blocks of Lincoln St. with their parents. But readers of Dr. Seuss know that of all of these creatures Things 1, 2, and 3 are by far the scariest!

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The White Elephant Shop at a crossroads

There are now a handful of thrift shops and consignment stores in Sitka, but for decades there was only one: The White Elephant. In business for over 50 years, the White E -- as locals call it -- has contributed millions of dollars to support nonprofits, and to assist individuals in need of a helping hand. Until recently, the organization was run exclusively by volunteers more

Looking for l’amour

A lone ribbon seal rests on a berg in Prince William Sound on July 9, 2014. The animal is rarely seen beyond the Bering Sea. (US Fish & Wildlife photo)
Researchers conducting a bird and mammal survey in Prince William Sound earlier this week (7-9-14) did a double-take when they saw this animal: a ribbon seal, a long way from his home in the Beaufort Sea. His solitude, plus the long white stripe down his back bring to mind Pepé Le Pew, the lovelorn skunk of Merrie Melodies fame. May you find your way home, monsieur seal, and may you find l'amour. more