Public warned about bear sightings at National Park. Island Institute event explores reslience. Checking in with the commercial net fisheries. It’s a bird, it’s a — nope, it’s a bird. Groundbreaking scheduled for Sealaska Heritage Institute’s new education center. NOAA to open doors of Juneau lab on Ted Stevens Day.
Thursday July 18, 2013
On a day that seemed almost guaranteed to produce no record times, two Sitka women on Saturday (7-19-14) crushed the course record in the 21st Alpine Adventure Run. Tasha Folsom took first place in the women’s event, with a time of 1:18:10 -- a full two minutes faster than the record set last year by New York runner Emily deLaBruyere. Second-place woman Emily Routon also beat last year's record time. more
A father-son team from Sitka has completed a six-month run across the United States. Brett and David Wilcox ran into Ocean City, New Jersey, on Saturday (7-19-14), after covering 3,000 miles on foot. The project was intended to raise awareness about the hazards of genetically-modified foods. more