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Mayor reports: State of the City better than many. Softball players get their chance to compete on new synthetic turf; trooper cadets help remove pitcher’s mound. Eighteen years after crashing through a Sitka window, “Windex” the eagle found dead of natural causes. Authorities close Stikine River to subsistence chinook harvest.

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Is the Tongass key to slowing climate change?

A clearcut north of Angoon is green with small second-growth trees. Environmental groups are calling for an end to old-growth clearcuts. (Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News)
The Tongass National Forest is in the crosshairs of environmental organizations again. Two large coalitions are pressuring the Obama administration to stop all old-growth logging, in part to fight climate change. more

30-year-old buried TNT on Lance Drive

The eastern end of Lance Drive. (KCAW photo/Greta Mart)
Explosives found last week at the end of Lance Drive in Sitka turned out to be no longer dangerous -- in fact, bomb experts believe that they had already detonated underground years ago. more