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Thu May 9, 2013


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Greater Sitka Legacy Fund organizers focus on the future. Sitka’s general fund budget: How would YOU spend $25-million? Blue Lake hydro expansion project gets a PR makeover in short documentary. Herring gillnetters await opener in Seymour Canal.

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Map: ADF&G reports increase in herring spawn this week

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The herring spawn is in full swing in Sitka Sound. According to Alaska Department Fish and Game Biologist Dave Gordon, 29 nautical miles of active spawn were recorded today (Wed 4-1-15) and 32 miles on Tuesday. Gordon said that Sitka Sound is likely at the peak of it’s spawn volume, with a possible secondary spawn expected around mid-April. more

Oil spill origin unknown; Wortman says prompt reporting is key

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