Bitty Balducci, Energy Education Intern for the Sitka Conservation Society and the Electric Department, discusses the new Energy Star rebate program the city is introducing on Friday (2-24-12) to encourage the purchase of more energy-efficient appliances. Read some Frequently Asked Questions about the program, at the City of Sitka website.
The Morning Interview
Energy Star rebate program starts Friday
Doug Osborne, Director of Health Promotion at Sitka Community Hospital, describes his plans for Marijuana Town Hall II (6:30 - 8 PM Mon Mar 30, Harrigan Centennial Hall). Osborne hopes the meeting/discussion helps clear up misinformation about the use of marijuana, and serves as a vehicle for "reasonable conversation" about the newly-legalized drug. Downloadable audio. more
Sitka was one of 170 communities that took to the streets today for the Choose Respect March, a statewide effort to end domestic violence and sexual assault. In a 2012 victimization survey conducted in Sitka, 47% of adult women reported experiencing intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both. more