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Communities can now request seafood donations through new online form

The Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association (ALFA) and Alaska Sustainable Fisheries Trust (ASFT) are inviting community and tribal leaders, organizations, fishermen, and others to share via a new Seafood Donation Network Inquiry online form, whether they are struggling with access to local seafood or have seafood that they would be willing to contribute to families in need.

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City budget on track to include rate increases for FY’24

The Sitka Assembly continued to chip away at the city’s budget for next fiscal year at a special meeting on Thursday (3-23-23). The assembly continued to discuss the city’s enterprise fund budgets, with a focus on the city’s capital projects planned for next year and beyond.

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Tenakee Springs program aims to train drug prevention specialists

Tuck Harry is the executive director of the Alaska Academy for Drug Abuse Prevention- which trains young people in how to become drug abuse prevention specialists. He joined KCAW's Erin Fulton to discuss the opioid and fentanyl crisis in the state, and one particularly dangerous drug that goes by the street name ISO or tranq. Listen to their conversation here:

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Sentinel Sports: Highlights from Eastern Conference

Daily Sitka Sentinel sports editor Garland Kennedy joins KCAW's Robert Woolsey to talk about the successes of Sitka and Mt. Edgecumbe high schools in the Eastern Conference basketball tournament held last week. Kennedy also shares some phenomenal news about a former Mt. Edgecumbe wrestler, Sydnee Kimber.

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