Sitkans take off from the starting line at the annual Running of the Boots on Saturday, Sept. 25. The event, now in its 17th year, marks the end of the tourism season. It includes live music, contests, and a race in which contestants wear Xtratuf boots.
The Sitka Electric Department is concerned about more power failures, due to aging transformers at the Marine Street substation. The Sitka Assembly also voted this week to give regulatory power to the citizen-led Marijuana Advisory Committee. more