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State waives fee for flu vaccine at Public Health Centers. AEA wind maps spark interest at Sitka meeting. Winter king salmon fishing best in two decades. Sen. Begich signs on Democratic legislation to Obamacare fix.

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Trashed recycling points to flaws in Sitka’s system?

This load of mixed paper recycling was dumped in June -- one of three loads dumped this year due to food contamination. (KCAW photo)
Sitkans who saw a truck hauling one of the city’s large, green recycling bins up Jarvis Street to the waste transfer station earlier this summer were not imagining things. The contractor responsible for managing Sitka’s recycling dumped a total of three loads of mixed paper after discovering they had been contaminated by food waste. more

Sitka Assembly accepts #IceBucketChallenge

The Sitka Assembly prepares to be doused in the Ice Bucket Challenge (KCAW photo/Rachel Waldholz)
After adjourning on Tuesday evening, the Sitka Assembly lined up in front of Harrigan Centennial Hall and took a serious soaking from the Sitka Fire Department’s Engine #2, under the gleeful direction of Fire Chief Dave Miller. more