Greg Reynolds tells KCAW’s Holly Keen about the Sitka Re-use Center. Construction materials can be donated or purchased at the center, with the proceeds benefiting the nonprofit Sitka Community Development Corp. The organization is attempting to expand affordable housing options in Sitka.
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Sitka Re-use Center aims to benefit affordable housing
A Sitka seventh-grader has won the state spelling bee. Abigail Fitzgibbon was the Sitka champion last year as a sixth-grader, but was unseated earlier this year in a dazzling spell-off with eighth-grader Kyle Vidad. Fitzgibbon represented Sitka last weekend in Anchorage as a runner up, but nevertheless managed to run away with the state trophy. more
The budget picture for the Sitka School District next year is starting to look a little less dire. What started out as a projected $1.5-million deficit just a few weeks ago, has been teased down to $44,000 -- but only by drawing on over half of the district’s savings account. more