Amanda Murphyao, one of the Sitka Fellows, is working on a dissertation about Alaska and Nunavut, the northernmost territory in Canada. Nunavut was added to Canadian maps 40 years after Alaska was added to U.S. maps as a state. Murphyao’s work examines how those events played out.
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Murphyao: On maps, Alaska and Nunavut
A Sitka-based seafood processor has cleared the first hurdle toward a major expansion -- in its hometown. The board of Sitka’s Gary Paxton Industrial Park on Wednesday (12-17-14) approved the sale of a significant portion of park waterfront to Silver Bay Seafoods. Plans for a joint venture in a marine services center remain on hold for the time being. more
Sitka library director Robb Farmer leads a double-life: By day a librarian, by night a trained Santa Claus. Farmer discusses his decision to attend Santa School, and his life over the last year assisting the real Santa Claus with his public appearances. Farmer is a 2005 graduate of the Charles W. Howard Santa School. Downloadable audio. more