Occupy North Pole! Resist the Fat Man (but take his cookies)
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Santa cleverly undermines the Occupy Encampment
(Photo by 2Ecklektic, Flickr)
Andre Kropatkin, elf-megaphone for the Occupy North Pole! protest, explains how Santa (who has 99-percent of the body-size) has silenced opposition through lavish distribution of his specialty hot chocolate — with peppermint sticks! With KCAW’s Robert Woolsey.
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