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Tribal Council candidate profile: Tom Gamble hopes to preserve cultural identity. Coast Guard honors skipper for role in Icy Straits rescue. Geologists confirm date of ancient, charred tree.
Wildlife troopers shot and killed a brown bear sow and her two cubs in a Sitka neighborhood late this week (10/20/16). While it’s not the first report of an aggressive bear near downtown, the three were the first animals destroyed this year for public safety.