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Sitka to rethink how it takes out the trash

The Sitka Assembly on Tuesday night authorized the city to spend up to $250,000 to develop a new solid waste management plan. The vote marks the start of a total reexamination of how Sitka deals with its trash. The study will cover everything from garbage and recycling to composting and bear problems. more

Bears coming out of hibernation, hungry

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In their natural environment in early spring, bears subsist mainly on grasses and sedges, which Biologist Phil Mooney calls a ‘dry salad’ compared to the buffet of steak and seafood options available around humans.
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Bear traipses through neighborhood

Police received at least eight calls over the weekend about a very large bear going through trash cans in the Indian River neighborhood. more