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Coast Guard crew locates missing man near Haines

On Sunday (8/12/2018), a Sitka-based Coast Guard crew located a missing 74-year-old man near Haines, Alaska. According to a press release, the man was found in a heavily wooded area 28 miles northwest of the town near Walker Lake.

Sitka school board brainstorms social media strategy

The Sitka School Board wants to step up its game in the world of social media. The board met recently (8-7-18) to brainstorm a strategy for improving communication from the district -- using both traditional media, and newer platforms like Twitter and Instagram.

Tracking Domestic Violence in Sitka

According to the Alaska Victimization Study, almost half of women in Sitka have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault. But SAVF —Sitkans Against Family Violence—has found that most men in Sitka have a low awareness of this violence. So Martina Kurzer of SAVF spent six months tracking local incidents of domestic violence.

Trollers call for Murkowski’s aid with treaty

About 25 fishermen and family members gathered outside of the Westmark Hotel before the senator’s presentation to the Chamber of Commerce, to call for Murkowski to intervene in the Pacific Salmon Treaty. 

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