Friday, Sept. 6, 2013
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Sitka’s SAFV expands anti-domestic violence training to entire community. Cruise giant to incorporate “scrubbers” on 32 ships, including Alaska vessels. Ketchikan endorses two bridge options for Gravina access, but says ferry’s OK, too. Oil tax repeal petition certified for ballot.
The Tongass National Forest is in the crosshairs of environmental organizations again. Two large coalitions are pressuring the Obama administration to stop all old-growth logging, in part to fight climate change. more
Explosives found last week at the end of Lance Drive in Sitka turned out to be no longer dangerous -- in fact, bomb experts believe that they had already detonated underground years ago. more