Sheldon Jackson trustees hold meeting, await visit
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SITKA, ALASKA The Sheldon Jackson Board of Trustees hosted a public meeting on Wednesday as they continue to struggle to develop a plan for the future of the former college. The board is reaching out to the city of Sitka, state government and even a small, private university in Iowa. KCAW’s Emily Schwing reports.
It's not just electric rates - Sitka is also proposing increases in water, sewer and garbage rates. KCAW's Rachel Waldholz is tracking the city budget. She sat down with News Director Robert Woolsey to break down the numbers. more
The University of Alaska budget is back in play as the legislature heads into special session. Regardless of the outcome, regional campuses like Sitka’s are already battened down for the fiscal storm. more