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Alaska Public
Speaking at Assembly, officials say: ‘Thank you, Sitka’ At the first meeting of the Sitka Assembly since last week’s landslides, city
Speaking at Assembly, officials say: ‘Thank you, Sitka’
Alaska Public / Posted 3 days ago
At the first meeting of the Sitka Assembly since last week’s landslides, city officials spoke emotionally about the loss of three local men — and said they had been overwhelmed by the response... Read more
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Alaska Public
Final Sitka landslide victim recovered Sitka building official William Stortz. (KCAW file photo) Search crews have
Final Sitka landslide victim recovered
Alaska Public / Posted 4 days ago
Sitka building official William Stortz. (KCAW file photo) Search crews have recovered the final victim of the Aug. 18 Sitka landslide. The body of 62-year-old William Stortz was found Tuesday... Read more
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Alaska Superstation
Names Released in Sitka Landslide Sitka, AK - The names of the two people recovered in the Sitka Landslide have
Names Released in Sitka Landslide
Alaska Superstation / Posted 8 days ago
Sitka, AK - The names of the two people recovered in the Sitka Landslide have been released, as search efforts continue for a third person. On Friday, the Sitka Police Department said the two people who died in the... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
A truck, a golden retriever, and one small rescue in the Sitka landslideSITKA -- Firefighter Engineer Craig Warren arrived at the site of the Kramer Av
A truck, a golden retriever, and one small rescue in the Sitka landslide
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 8 days ago
SITKA -- Firefighter Engineer Craig Warren arrived at the site of the Kramer Avenue landslide Tuesday morning shortly after the first report came in around 10 a.m. His initial reaction was to search for people who might be trapped in the wave of muck... Read more
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Juneau Empire
'Life in a smile'SITKA — From 500 feet in the air it is easy to see the scars Tuesday’s landslid
'Life in a smile'
Juneau Empire / Posted 9 days ago
SITKA — From 500 feet in the air it is easy to see the scars Tuesday’s landslides cut into the side of Harbor Mountain. Two enormous trenches, one nearly 1,500 feet in length, mark where two of the six total slides in the region careened down the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Landslide in Alaska claims 3 livesSITKA, AK (KTUU/CNN) - A series of landslides has claimed three lives in Alaska
Landslide in Alaska claims 3 lives
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 days ago
SITKA, AK (KTUU/CNN) - A series of landslides has claimed three lives in Alaska. The landslides happened on Tuesday in Sitka, after five inches of rain fell in just 24 hours. The city has declared a state of emergency and is waiting for the state to... Read more
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Alaska Public
Body recovered from landslide debris Search crews recovered a body from the Kramer Avenue landslide in Sitka, at a
Body recovered from landslide debris
Alaska Public / Posted 10 days ago
Search crews recovered a body from the Kramer Avenue landslide in Sitka, at about 7:15 p.m. onWednesday evening. The victim has not been identified. Sitka Fire Chief Dave Miller reports that a team of cadaver... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Somber day in SitkaSITKA — As the sun began to set over the Sitka Sound on Wednesday, volunteer cr
Somber day in Sitka
Juneau Empire / Posted 10 days ago
SITKA — As the sun began to set over the Sitka Sound on Wednesday, volunteer crews left the site on Harbor Mountain where they had been working since noon to unearth three men, all of whom are feared dead. Shortly after 8 p.m., the trucks, which only... Read more
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Alaska Public
Gov. Walker visits Sitka, meets with families of those presumed dead Governor Bill Walker was in Sitka today to assess the damage from a series of
Gov. Walker visits Sitka, meets with families of those presumed dead
Alaska Public / Posted 10 days ago
Governor Bill Walker was in Sitka today to assess the damage from a series of landslides that hit the city after heavy rains Tuesday (August 18). He also met with the families of... Read more
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