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Google Maps recently posted street-level images of Sitka. The company automatically blurs out the faces of bystanders on the street in order to protect their privacy, but it would seem the algorithm was a little too thorough here. Check out the big stuffed bear at the corner of American and Lincoln streets. Just another faceless bystander. You can explore Sitka via Google Maps. We suggest you start at one of our favorite places.
Tuesday night (4-26-16), the Sitka Assembly passed a law that would fine those using their phone while driving. Exceptions are made for hands-free use. The policy is intended to reduce distracted driving and prevent accidents. more
While twenty-five percent of the state’s population is Alaska Native, under five-percent of its teachers are. PITAAS grooms future teachers and administrators while they’re still in college. more