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Thu June 20, 2013

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Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman near Hoonah. Electric cars fit Sitka’s profile — so why aren’t they more popular here? Glacier Bay Lodge might shut down after this summer. State opens disaster assistance center in Galena after floods. Petersburg vying for title of nation’s best yachting community.

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Sixbey strums a homemade guitar

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Mark Sixbey is a Tsimshian woodcarver who grew up in Metlakatla and now lives and teaches in Sitka. He brought a homemade guitar to the KCAW studios today (4-29-16). more

Ferry fares rise for third time in a year

Passengers board the ferry Malaspina while vehicles wait to load at the Auke Bay terminal in Juneau. Travelers will no longer be able to take advantage of some discounts, due to budget cuts. (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News)
It’s costing 10 percent more to take the ferry to and from the Lower-48. The higher fare is part of another round of tariff increases aimed at boosting income and equalizing rates across all routes. more