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Campers prep for final performances

627eea12-2713-4a74-979e-9b5725328f94Sitka Fine Arts Camp's high school camp is wrapping up as students prepare for their final performance.

Sun after dark

The Norwegian Sun at anchor in Sitka Thursday evening. (KCAW photo/Rich McClear)The cruise ship Norwegian Sun was delayed in Sitka Thursday night (6-23-16) due to a mechanical problem with the anchor gear.

Pacific High works it out

FullSizeRender (3)Pacific High School students have practiced karate, done somersaults in the air and walked on balance beams -- all in the last week. The school has been holding a "boot camp" of sorts to expose students to different fitness regimes.

Beach, sky, *sigh*

A minus-1 foot tide Wednesday morning (5-11-16) proves that Sandy Beach really is sandy. (KCAW photo/Chris Todd)Some very low tides and very blue skies produced excellent beachcombing conditions in Sitka Wednesday (5-11-16). Sitka experienced only 8 days without rain since April 1.

Slayers crowned state roller derby champs

13094320_1338341586180955_5443757339578815174_nThe Sitka Sound Slayers were triumphant at the "United We Roll" State Tournament in Wasilla last weekend (4/22/16 - 4/23/16).

Sixbey strums a homemade guitar

IMG_7192Mark Sixbey is a Tsimshian woodcarver who grew up in Metlakatla and now lives and teaches in Sitka. He brought a homemade guitar to the KCAW studios today (4-29-16).

Come and get your roe!

IMG_6499The F/V Lady Louise handed out 5000 lbs. of freshly harvested roe to Sitkans today (03-29-16). The giveaway was sponsored by the Southeast Herring Conservation Alliance, with donations from the sac roe herring fleet.

A tiny fishing fleet

IMG_4022As the fleet awaited word for an opening this morning, a smaller fishery was in action this afternoon (03-22-16). Staff at the Sitka Pioneer Home brought a dozen residents to jig for herring in ANB Harbor.

Kids thank fishermen at “Fish to Schools” lunch

IMG_5543Sitka Conservation Society held its annual "We Love Our Fishermen Lunch" at Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School today (2-17-16) to thank the commercial fishermen who donate salmon and other seafood to provide school lunch to students in Sitka.

With shelves built, it’s time for books

Library Brooke Schafer begins unpacking reference books. (Emily Kwong/KCAW photo)The newly renovated Sitka Public Library received its first truckload of books this morning (01-08-15). Librarians and volunteers began to stock the shelves.