Month: September 2012

Alaskan cartography influenced by Native mapmakers

“Aha moments” probably come more often in the sciences than in social studies, but every once in a while an historian makes a find that changes everything. Recently, a researcher combing through the National Archives made just such a discovery. In this case, while working on a project to scan some of the very first maps of Alaska, he learned how early cartographers so accurately depicted places they had never been.

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Wed Sep 26, 2012

Sitka asks state for $43M to help Blue Lake. Police warn of coupon scam. Dive surveys track invasive sea squirt. Sprinkler saves downtown restaurant. Cruise season ends early.

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Last two ships of year cancel Sitka stops

The cancellation doesn’t do any favors for Sitka’s visitor industry. Numbers were already down 17 percent this year, to just over 106,000 people. In 2011, approximately 129,000 visitors came to Sitka aboard cruise ships.

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Tue Sep 25, 2012

Blue Lake tops legislative priority list. Sea squirt’s bizarre biology could hold keys to eradication. Cruise wastewater report nears completion. MEHS gets voice on university student government.

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