In late March in Sitka, you never know what the weather will be. It can squall one moment, hail the next, and then the sky starts to open up and the sun beams down through holes in the thick, grey clouds. Around town, people smile and say, “It’s herring weather.” Locals will tell you the unpredictable weather plays a role in how the herring know when it’s time to spawn.

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04/18/2018 - 11:04
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04/18/2018 - 11:15
KANUTI HOT SPRINGS — After a few hours of skiing through deep snow, Forest Wagner and I...
 
04/18/2018 - 11:10
Alaska halibut is facing strong headwinds that have dampened the value of the catch shares needed...
 
04/18/2018 - 10:32
I crouch down on the beach beside Grandson Jonah. A field of green clumps of grass-like plants we...
 

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04/18/2018 - 10:21
The submission guidelines for “Tidal Echoes,” the literary and arts journal sponsored...
 
04/18/2018 - 10:56
Kathleen Wayne has taken the reins from former music director Leslie Wood to lead the Parents,...
 
04/18/2018 - 11:11
The Jungle Book will be performed this weekend in Sitka by the Sitka Cirque. This rendition of the...
 
04/11/2018 - 12:30
Seattle-based Sound Publishing, Inc., announced today its purchase of the Capital City Weekly and...
 
04/18/2018 - 10:27
Accounts of the burning and sinking of the Holland America cruise ship Prinsendam in the Gulf of...
 
04/11/2018 - 12:45
Sitting down to a hot meal of baked salmon, freshly caught by fellow students in nearby Sitka Sound...
 

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