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Third herring opening on Saturday slower than previous openers. Assembly suspends municipal administrator for two weeks after concluding harassment investigation. Emergency response drill aims for realism. Kake to release NSRAA hatchery chum. Sealaska announces dividends for 21,000 shareholders.

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The White Elephant Shop at a crossroads

There are now a handful of thrift shops and consignment stores in Sitka, but for decades there was only one: The White Elephant. In business for over 50 years, the White E -- as locals call it -- has contributed millions of dollars to support nonprofits, and to assist individuals in need of a helping hand. Until recently, the organization was run exclusively by volunteers more

Looking for l’amour

A lone ribbon seal rests on a berg in Prince William Sound on July 9, 2014. The animal is rarely seen beyond the Bering Sea. (US Fish & Wildlife photo)
Researchers conducting a bird and mammal survey in Prince William Sound earlier this week (7-9-14) did a double-take when they saw this animal: a ribbon seal, a long way from his home in the Beaufort Sea. His solitude, plus the long white stripe down his back bring to mind Pepé Le Pew, the lovelorn skunk of Merrie Melodies fame. May you find your way home, monsieur seal, and may you find l'amour. more