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Afternoon forum to review Sitka’s economic picture

The Sitka Economic Development Association will paint a broad picture of the community’s economy Wednesday afternoon, April 24, at 3 p.m. in Harrigan Centennial Hall. The public is encouraged to attend.

Scientists search for genetic code behind herring spawn

All hands are on deck at Sitka Tribe of Alaska when herring spawn. But eggs on branches are not the only thing the tribe is collecting this year. They're also gathering genetic samples from herring and working with University of Washington researchers to uncover the code that dictates when and where herring spawn.

Rid your home of unused opioids, pharmaceuticals

The opioid epidemic has had an impact in communities across the country, including Sitka. But opioid abuse is preventable. One way to do that is by properly disposing of unused opioids in your home.

Survey: Southeast businesses pan Duneavy budget priorities

A recent business climate survey found owners and managers had deep misgivings over deep cuts proposed by the Dunleavy administration. Southeast Conference has conducted the annual survey since 2014.