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Gray whale mom, calf star in Kruzof tidepool drama

During the current rash of gray whale strandings in Alaska, collecting data from the expired whales before they decompose is critical. Near Sitka recently, three campers had an unprecedented opportunity to aid the cause of science when they discovered a stranded gray whale and her calf. But the animals -- who were both quite alive -- were no help at all. Read More

Human remains discovered on Kruzof Island

Sitka Police Chief Robert Baty said they received a call on Sunday, April 12, around 3:30 in the afternoon. A group of hikers in the Babcock Fort area had discovered human remains. The police department responded, along with Alaska State troopers and the Forest Service.  Read More
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