- Totem pole for Carnegie Museum of Natural History Updated: Dec-11-13 1:48 pm
- Catholic pastor Blaney dies after years in Alaska Updated: Dec-11-13 1:34 pm
- Rescue dogs train with Sitka-based Jayhawk crew Updated: Nov-30-13 6:14 am
- New map predicts tsunami effects on Sitka Updated: Nov-24-13 6:53 am
- Testing shows Sitka tree buried 13,180 years ago Updated: Nov-14-13 6:25 am
- Body found by Haines, searchers look for Sitka man Updated: Nov-13-13 5:42 pm
PITTSBURGH - The story of a raven, two fishermen and a salmon was emerging from the trunk of a Washington red cedar last week under the skilled hands of master carver Tommy Joseph. Today, he will complete the carving and on Saturday a public "Celebration of the Raising of the Totem Pole" will be held as it's installed permanently in the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
SITKA, Alaska - Father James Blaney, who served in Catholic churches around southeast Alaska for more than 25 years, has died. He was 76.
JUNEAU, Alaska - It took a little coaxing at first to convince Panzer, a 3-year-old German Shepherd search and rescue dog in training, to lay down in a basket that hoisted him and his handler 30 feet up in the air, dangling from a spinning cable under a hovering MH-60T Jayhawk.
SITKA, Alaska - The state has released a tsunami inundation map for Sitka, showing the estimated high-water mark in the event of a tsunami.
SITKA, Alaska - The U.S. Forest Service now has an approximate date of when an ancient, charcoal tree found recently in a pile of ash near Sitka was buried in pumice ash.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The body of a missing Haines man has been located, and a separate search for another man missing in Southeast continues.