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Coach Archie Young and Mt. Edgecumbe Braves basketball players Vance Gregory (Galena) and Leo Ford (Hooper Bay) say they’re working on team quickness to counterbalance their size disadvantage in the last three weeks of the regular season. Sitka Lady Wolves players Sophie Mudry (jr.) and Kendall Phippen (jr.) say they’re trying to stay healthy as the team heads out on its last road trip before the regional tourney.
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Braves, Lady Wolves basketball focused on regionals
Yesterday evening (09-01-15), a wooden seiner ran aground in the vicinity of the Twins Island, roughly 0.5 to 0.75 nm off the mouth of Indian River. The F/V Pacific Venture later sunk. Marine Safety Detachment Sitka estimates 5 gallons of diesel fuel was released in that grounding. more
Today (09-02-15) , a state team sat down with Sitkans affected by last month’s landslides. Now that Governor Bill Walker has declared a disaster, new lines of relief funds are available for the next 60 days. Six staff with the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and one state geologist will be in Sitka for two days, to walk city officials and citizens through the process of procuring disaster aid. more