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
A Sitka-based seafood processor has cleared the first hurdle toward a major expansion -- in its hometown. The board of Sitka’s Gary Paxton Industrial Park on Wednesday (12-17-14) approved the sale of a significant portion of park waterfront to Silver Bay Seafoods. Plans for a joint venture in a marine services center remain on hold for the time being. more
Sitka library director Robb Farmer leads a double-life: By day a librarian, by night a trained Santa Claus. Farmer discusses his decision to attend Santa School, and his life over the last year assisting the real Santa Claus with his public appearances. Farmer is a 2005 graduate of the Charles W. Howard Santa School. Downloadable audio. more