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Sitka High sophomores Ryan Apathy and Ben Gordon took first in Duo Acting at last weekend’s final regional meet in Haines. They say the team is in good shape for the state tournament in Anchorage. Mt. Edgecumbe basketball players Kacy Green (Jr-Hooper Bay) and Cody Sherman (Sr-Nome) say they’ll meet Sitka’s tough inside game with speed in tonight’s “Battle of the Bridge” at Sitka High.
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Sitka DDF posts wins; MEHS Braves set for “Battle of the Bridge”
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