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.


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