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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.
The Morning Interview
Braves, Lady Wolves basketball focused on regionals
There’s a new bird in town, and she’s a little shy. After a long career in education, she doesn’t have a lot of patience for the classroom. But for the right student, she still has plenty to teach. These days, she’s settling into a comfortable retirement, just off Sawmill Creek Road-- at the Alaska Raptor Center. more
Linda Behnken, the Executive Director of the Alaska Longline Fisherman's Association was joined by Tori O'Connell, the Research Director of the Sitka Sound Science Center, to provide an update on SEASWAP (The Southeast Alaska Sperm Whale Avoidance Project). As O'Connell explains, the project just secured $311,000 in funding to continue research on a sperm whale avoidance network this fall. The avoidance network will tag whales in the Chatham Strait black cod fishery and give fisherman devices to communicate where the whales are located. Downloadable audio. more