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Sitka Seafood Festival organizer Alicia Olson outlines plans for this year’s four-day festival, which opens this Thursday, August 1, 2013. The highlight is a five-course banquet Friday evening. For more information, visit the Sitka Seafood Festival online.
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Sitka Seafood Festival served up starting Thursday
When Alaskans fish for salmon, most are hoping to bring home those gorgeous -- not to mention delicious -- red fillets for the barbecue, freezer, or canning jar. When the fish are cleaned, the long skeins of pink or red eggs often go overboard with everything else. Not so in the commercial fishing industry, where salmon eggs -- or roe -- have become big business. Russia’s embargo of American seafood has been a setback to Alaska’s caviar industry, but demand for the product is growing elsewhere. more
Lois Denherder, occupational therapist, and Fr. Michael Boyle, speech therapist, discuss how to make dining more enjoyable and successful for patients suffering from dementia. They'll present at a free Brave Heart caregiver's support luncheon at noon Wednesday, September 17, in the Pioneers Home Manager's House. more