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The fate of the lone survivor of a Coast Guard helicopter crash, an improbable legislative win by a not-quite-graduated college student, and a visit by a remarkable 18-year old who began her life abandoned in a harbor restroom were top stories in Sitka in 2012.
Mon Dec 31, 2012
The Sitka Sentinel celebrated its 75th anniversary last year without much fanfare. As many newspapers in big cities have folded or turned into online only operations, the Sentinel has continued publishing five issues a week. The paper is owned and edited by Thad and Sandy Poulson, journalist who arrived in 1969 and are determined to keep the press running. more
An injured Sitka woman was safely transported to medical care on Monday, after responders located her using a cell phone signal. more