Tues Dec. 24, 2013
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Moorage rates in Sitka’s harbors are going up next week. Invasive tunicates are being monitored in ANB harbor – there’s no immediate cause for concern. An old hemlock tree fell on transmission lines this weekend in Sitka causing a three hour city wide power outage. Alaska Public Radio Network reporters present Clement Clark Moore’s The Night Before Christmas.
The National Weather Service issued a special marine warning this afternoon, after a local pilot reported a waterspout off Middle Island, near Sitka. The waterspout was reported around noon, moving north. more
Most days, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Maple is a beacon of safety in Southeast. But on the night before Halloween, the crew members transform the vessel into a haunted ship. more