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Staff at the Sitka Sound Science Center took this photo of a young elephant seal on a beach near Sitka on Tuesday afternoon. Elephant seals are not common in this part of Southeast Alaska. It was reported as a stranding, but it’s no longer on the beach, so chances are it probably was just hauled out to molt. If you see a stranded marine mammal, you can call NOAA’s hotline at 877-925-7773. (Photo: Sitka Sound Science Center)

 

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Women crush record in soggy ’14 Alpine Adventure Run

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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

Sitka father, son finish 3,000 mile trans-America run

David Wilcox (l.), Brett Wilcox, Olivia Wilcox, and Kris Wilcox were met by large crowds in Ocean City, NJ, as they wrapped up their 6-month, 3,000 mile run. (RunningTheCountry.com photo)
A father-son team from Sitka has completed a six-month run across the United States. Brett and David Wilcox ran into Ocean City, New Jersey, on Saturday (7-19-14), after covering 3,000 miles on foot. The project was intended to raise awareness about the hazards of genetically-modified foods. more