Monthly Archives: January 2012
Rep. Peggy Wilson will work to pass seven bills introduced in last year’s session of the legislature, including her transportation infrastructure fund. Due to redistricting, this is Wilson’s last year representing Sitka in House 2. more
City officials say there are lots of reasons for wanting to do away with particular sales tax exemptions. They say the city could use the money it would generate. And that they’re looking for a way to cut back on abuse of the exemption for people 65 and older. more
Earlier this month, Assembly members argued an early design for the school had a roof that appeared too flat to allow proper drainage. They insisted on a pitched roof instead. The City of Sitka owns the school buildings. more
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MEHS Lady Braves coach Carl Blackhurst (and 10-month-old son Daniel) and team captain Brandi Hale (Sr.-Hooper Bay) discuss recent conference competion against Petersburg, and this weekend’s series against Wrangell. Blackhurst reviews last weekend’s Mt. Edgecumbe … more
Public Works foreman Mike Webb reports that a broken water main has forced the closure of Halibut Point Rd. between Marine St. (near Blatchley Middle School) and the roundabout. Traffic will DETOUR along Marine St. and Erhler to the roundabout. Repairs are expected to take a full day on Tuesday. more