Sitka, Alaska, Home Base

I have posted a lot of photo blog pages from Sitka this summer and wrote a letter for family and friends.  This letter is the best way to introduce you to my home town and guide you to the picture pages in this blog. August 19, 2013 Sitka, Alaska Dear Friends, Such a summer!  It is hard to believe that the “Back to School” section of The Sentinel is out.  But the days are getting shorter.  Sunrise today was at 5:38 and sunset will be at 8:31, just under 15 hours.  We are losing 4 minutes a day.  I’m sitting … Continue reading Sitka, Alaska, Home Base

Permits? We ain’t got no permits! We don’t need no permits! I don’t have to show you any stinking Permits!

This morning at 10:30 the seiner fleet started fishing.  The Sac Roe Herring fishery started north of Middle Island and lasted for 8 hours.  It’s a controversial fishery.  It takes tons of herring to get the egg sacs of the … Continue reading Permits? We ain’t got no permits! We don’t need no permits! I don’t have to show you any stinking Permits!