by Robert Woolsey, KCAW | Dec 31, 2013 | Local News
In Sitka, the earth moved under our feet in January -- like everywhere else in Southeast -- but one couple in particular will probably be choosing their campsites pretty carefully from now on. 2013 started with an earthquake, and the wild ride never quite ended. An amazing fishing season plus a surge in industrial activity pushed the regional economy to new highs, but not everyone cashed in -- especially those affected by federal budget cuts. Here's a look back at some of the top local news stories of the year.
A little before midnight on January 4, a 7.5-magnitude earthquake shook Southeast Alaska. Tinaa was still nowhere to be found. Buller thought that might have sensed the temblor and went to hide someplace. So, the family waited, hoping she’d turn up after the excitement died down.