SITKA, ALASKA The fuel distribution company Delta Western progressed towards its goal of installing a new fuel dock on Japonski Island Tuesday. During their last meeting, the Planning and Zoning Commission approved changes to zoning language that will pave the way for a facility there.
Delta Western fuel dock clears another hurdle
The Sitka Sentinel celebrated its 75th anniversary last year without much fanfare. As many newspapers in big cities have folded or turned into online only operations, the Sentinel has continued publishing five issues a week. The paper is owned and edited by Thad and Sandy Poulson, journalist who arrived in 1969 and are determined to keep the press running. more
An injured Sitka woman was safely transported to medical care on Monday, after responders located her using a cell phone signal. more