Lizzie Star is one of eight Sitka Fellows. Her time in Sitka will be spent writing a draft novel called “Aspersions Everywhere.” The book is about a young woman who discovers that her favorite male author (who’s grumpy and perhaps a bit misogynistic) is writing romance novels under a female pen name.
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Star: Fiction writing in Southeast Alaska
Tuesday night’s meeting of the Sitka Assembly was dominated by one agenda item: whether drivers should pay more to fund the city’s roads. A clearly conflicted assembly voted four to three in favor of a proposal that would increase vehicle registration fees. But the ordinance will come before the assembly at least two more times, and it’s not at all clear whether it will make it into law. more
Sixth graders board Bus B after making it through their first day at Blatchley Middle School. Today (Wednesday, 8-27-14) was the first day of school for most Sitka students. At Blatchley, it was dedicated to incoming sixth-graders. Seventh- and eighth-graders will start school on Thursday. more