Doug Osborne tells Holly Keen that the sixth annual Health Summit is coming up. It’s the event that gave birth to the ideas behind Sitka’s bike-friendly status, the farmer’s market, the fish-to-schools program and the Choose Respect mural that’s hanging on Blatchley Middle School.
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Nominations due for Sitka Health Summit
Yesterday evening (09-01-15), a wooden seiner ran aground in the vicinity of the Twins Island, roughly 0.5 to 0.75 nm off the mouth of Indian River. The F/V Pacific Venture later sunk. Marine Safety Detachment Sitka estimates 5 gallons of diesel fuel was released in that grounding. more
Today (09-02-15) , a state team sat down with Sitkans affected by last month’s landslides. Now that Governor Bill Walker has declared a disaster, new lines of relief funds are available for the next 60 days. Six staff with the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and one state geologist will be in Sitka for two days, to walk city officials and citizens through the process of procuring disaster aid. more