Tue, March 19, 2013

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Coast Guard’s leader in Alaska says sequestration won’t hit as hard here. Civilians receive awards for aid in rescue, continued support of Coast Guard. Public gets first peek at Blue Lake construction site. Yakutat girls, boys lose at state tourney. AK House passes resolution to “protect 2nd Amendment.” Man shoots Wal-Mart manager in Anchorage over service dog argument.


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Three bears shot and killed in Sitka neighborhood

A tranquilized bear and cub. (Alaska Department of Fish & Game photo.
Wildlife troopers shot and killed a brown bear sow and her two cubs in a Sitka neighborhood late this week (10/20/16). While it’s not the first report of an aggressive bear near downtown, the three were the first animals destroyed this year for public safety. Downloadable audio. more

Group aims for a playground built for accessibility, imagination

The playground concept, by local architect Monique Anderson, "is not set in stone," said Hitchcock. (Sitka Community Playground Group image)
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