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Tue Oct 1, 2013


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Following layoffs, SEARHC hands over medevac service to Guardian Flight. It’s election day in Sitka and many other municipalities, polls are open 7AM – 8PM. Sitkans to fill assembly and school board seats, and decide one ballot proposition. Interview: Writer Marjorie Sa’adah explores connections between Sitka and the world of horse racing. Audio postcard: 19th Annual Running of the Boots.

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BLM denies SJ Redoubt claim

Sealaska has moved one step closer to owning the land surrounding Sitka’s Reboubt Falls. A ruling this month dismissed a claim to the same land filed by the Sheldon Jackson College trustees. If it stands, the ruling will remove a major obstacle from the decades-long effort to gain Native ownership of the site, home to the area’s largest subsistence sockeye fishery. more

‘Children of Eden’ thrives off-Broadway

WT McRae, musical director for The Children of Eden, says pace required to stage a full show in two weeks has everyone "at the edge of madness." Eden was developed by one of the biggest names in show business, Stephen Schwartz, but was never performed on Broadway. Instead, it's become one of the most sought-after pieces for companies off-Broadway. more