Sitka's Stein ponders House race against Wilson
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SITKA, ALASKA Candidates for Southeast’s District 2 House seat are now focusing on the November 2nd general election. That’s because Republican primary challenger Steven Samuelson of Petersburg last week conceded the race to incumbent Peggy Wilson of Wrangell.
That puts Wilson up against Sitka Democrat Reber Stein, who faced no primary opposition.
This year’s Sitka Salmon Derby leader, Charlie Skultka, Sr., landed his fish -- which could be worth $7,500 -- about 5 minutes from the dock. more
Times are tight in Sitka, but the Assembly has managed to balance the budget. How? Through combination of cuts, rate hikes, and money in reserve that may not be around next year. more