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 middle school teacher and former charter fisherman wants the city to be more proactive in pursuing revenue opportunities like a full-service marine haul-out, but also be more transparent in it’s day-to-day operations. more