Former Sitka Police Cheif Sheldon Schmitt debuts Chief Snow in his book “Bush Blues.” (Courtesy photo)

Former Sitka Police Cheif Sheldon Schmitt debuts Chief Snow in his book “Bush Blues.” (Courtesy photo)

Book Review: Retired Sitka police chief debuts cop character in ‘Bush Blues’

Real-life experience infuses pulpy novel with charm

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PHOTOS: Military dive teams work together in Juneau

U.S. Army and Coast Guard dive together for community project.

Sgt. Cesar Rodriquez, left, and Sgt. Kenneth Byrd, of the U.S. Army’s 74th Engineer Dive Detachment check their gauges one last time before submerging on a project at the Don D. Statter Boat Harbor in Auke Bay on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. Members of the U.S. Army’s 74th Engineer Dive Detachment and U.S. Coast Guard Regional Dive Locker West worked together to inspect and replace the bolts holding the harbor’s breakwater together. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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