Bob Love and Michelle Wheeler tell KCAW’s Holly Keen about the course offerings at the University of Alaska Southeast’s Sitka campus. Courses included everything from mushrooms to outdoor recreation to marine hydraulics to puppy kindergarten.
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UAS prepares for new fall term; not too late to register
6 months into his tenure as municipal administrator, Mark Gorman says Sitka is going to become more self-reliant -- through a combination of increasing local revenues and exploiting economic opportunities. Gorman spoke to the Sitka Chamber of Commerce Wednesday afternoon (4-23-13). He discussed the unrealistic expectations Sitkans may have about the community’s relatively low tax rates, as more and more of the burden of paying for services shifts to local taxpayers. But Gorman also pointed out opportunities for efficiency and growth. more