Sitka park marks birthday with solemnity, celebration
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A Kiksadi song was performed at the fort site inside Sitka National Historical Park. (Photos by Ed Ronco/KCAW)
Tom Gamble wears and dances in a raven's tail robe by Sitka artist Teri Rofkar. The robe was commissioned for the park's 100th birthday and was unveilled Sunday.
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Yesterday evening (09-01-15), a wooden seiner ran aground in the vicinity of the Twins Island, roughly 0.5 to 0.75 nm off the mouth of Indian River. The F/V Pacific Venture later sunk. Marine Safety Detachment Sitka estimates 5 gallons of diesel fuel was released in that grounding. more
Today (09-02-15) , a state team sat down with Sitkans affected by last month’s landslides. Now that Governor Bill Walker has declared a disaster, new lines of relief funds are available for the next 60 days.
Six staff with the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and one state geologist will be in Sitka for two days, to walk city officials and citizens through the process of procuring disaster aid. more