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Thu Jun 27, 2013


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Backyard craftsman connects to Sitka’s historic boat-building tradition. Sitka Assembly approves deals with two unions representing city employees. Supreme Court ruling on Defense of Marriage Act welcomed by same-sex Juneau couple. Sentencing delayed for Petersburg man accused of assaulting police officers. Leonard Nimoy visit aboard cruise ship excites Ketchikan Trekkies.

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A seller’s market at Sitka’s industrial park

White says there are now 43 full-time jobs at GPIP, and 380 seasonal jobs. When the APC Mill closed in 1993, Sitka lost over 400 full-time jobs. White says his board has been working under a 20-year strategy to develop the site.
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