Friendship and "revolving door" cloud Sawmill Cove transaction

SITKA, ALASKA For several assembly members on Friday (2-15-08), Silver Bay Seafoods CEO Rich Riggs's background as public works director gave them assurance to move ahead on the dock sale. The situation with Mayor Marko Dapcevich — a close friend of Riggs's — was less clear. Dapcevich opted to participate in deliberations on the issue, despite a challenge from another assembly member that he could not be impartial. Here's how Dapcevich and Riggs tried to clear the air:
© Copyright 1970, Raven Radio Foundation Inc.


Please read our comment guidelines.

Recent News

Health Summit awards $2000 to community garden, food non-profit

The Sitka Health Summit held it’s 10th annual Planning Day on Friday (10-21-16). The crowd of 75 gathered at University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) to brainstorm wellness initiatives and through a blind vote, chose two projects with direct ties to food. more

Three bears shot and killed in Sitka neighborhood

A tranquilized bear and cub. (Alaska Department of Fish & Game photo.
Wildlife troopers shot and killed a brown bear sow and her two cubs in a Sitka neighborhood late this week (10/20/16). While it’s not the first report of an aggressive bear near downtown, the three were the first animals destroyed this year for public safety. Downloadable audio. more