Assembly’s planned vote on Pacific High plans catches school district off guard. Reality show featuring Sitka fishery to premiere. Juneau, Ketchikan airports to get full-body scanners. FAA approves PBY landing 2 months after it was planned. Russian tanker headed to Nome with fuel. Police arrest suspected Juneau robber.
Thu Dec 29, 2011
In case you missed all the commotion outside of Pacific High School Thursday at lunchtime (8-28-14), it was the Sitka School Board doing its part for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Unlike the Assembly and its fire truck, the School Board opted for ordinary 5-gallon buckets filled with icy water, served up by some Pacific High staff and students. more
Sitkans who saw a truck hauling one of the city’s large, green recycling bins up Jarvis Street to the waste transfer station earlier this summer were not imagining things. The contractor responsible for managing Sitka’s recycling dumped a total of three loads of mixed paper after discovering they had been contaminated by food waste. more