A mysterious disease has been wiping out the sea star population along West Coast. Researchers hoped Alaska would be spared, but scientists at the Sitka Sound Science Center detected the first mass die-off in the state.
Work began on Sitka’s ANB Harbor in November. The $7.7 million project will demolish the existing structures and replace them with new floats and pilings by early spring. But a small invader in the harbor has added a wrinkle to the usual process.Read More