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Board of Game approves changes to wounding loss for brown bears. Board closes Zarembo Island to elk hunting to allow transplanted herd to rebound. Pierson tells Sitka Chamber: Business and government must work together to grow economy. Reuben Yost appointed to serve part-time as Deputy Commissioner of Marine Transportation. Mandatory dockside fishing vessel safety checks postponed.
Thu Jan 17, 2013
Richard Aufrichtig is a multi-disciplinary artist living in Brooklyn, NY. He traces his musical roots to traditional American songwriting, with a modern instrumental sensibility. While he's produced several albums, including the soon-to-be-released Ocean Music, he's also a published poet and playwright. Aufrichtig is on of six Fellows in Sitka for seven weeks. more
On a day that seemed almost guaranteed to produce no record times, two Sitka women on Saturday (7-19-14) crushed the course record in the 21st Alpine Adventure Run. Tasha Folsom took first place in the women’s event, with a time of 1:18:10 -- a full two minutes faster than the record set last year by New York runner Emily deLaBruyere. Second-place woman Emily Routon also beat last year's record time. more