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CEO: Sitka hospital fiscal condition improving

Sitka Community Hospital isn't out of the red yet but things are improving, CEO Rob Allen says. Allen has been managing the hospital since the previous CEO resigned abruptly in late 2014, leaving the hospital in need of a $1 million loan from the city. Read more

Artifacts found may be related to Russian shipwreck

SITKA - Archaeological work near Sitka this summer has turned up new evidence that may relate to a Russian shipwreck more than 200 years ago. The Neva was a Russian-American Company frigate that wrecked somewhere near Cape Edgecumbe in 1813. Read more

Sitka community to tackle hospital plan

Sitka Community Hospital's effort to develop a strategy to keep the facility viable moved forward Monday with a community town hall event focused on the hospital's future. Read more

Exhibit variety plan for Sitka museum

SITKA - Rotating artifacts and themed exhibits are part of the Sitka Historical Society's plan to make their museum a more dynamic place to learn about Sitka's past. Read more

Sitka plans Alaska Day despite shutdown

SITKA - The Army Band can't make it, but Alaska Day will still go on. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka has canceled its open house and a planned road race, but the Keystone Kops will still be on patrol. Read more

Better Sitka fisheries aim of scientist's work

SITKA - Jamal Moss is one of the scores of scientists working on the most exhaustive studies to date on the fisheries of the Gulf of Alaska. Read more

New fisheries study launched

SITKA - The Gulf of Alaska houses some of the most successful fisheries on the planet and more than 40 scientists are working on a multi-year study to help maintain that success. Read more

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