SHS Swimming, MEHS Volleyball dominate early season
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Sitka High swimmers Evan McArthur (so.) and Ava Parrish (fr.), and coach Robby Jarvill (with baby Olivia Rose), discuss the prospects for the swim season, after winning their first two meets in Juneau and Petersburg. Mt. Edgecumbe volleyball player Deenaalee Hodgdon (jr.-Fairbanks) and athletic director Andrew Friske discuss the Lady Braves’ home-and-home wins over Sitka last weekend, and matches this weekend against Eielson and Grace Christian.
Game times are at 4:45 PM/7 PM Thu and Fri (Sep 13 and 14) and 3 PM/6 PM Sat (Sep 15) at BOTH Sitka High and Mt. Edgecumbe.
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
The assembly voted 7-0 to approve the architects’ full plan, which includes a new space for the Sitka Historical Museum, larger meeting rooms, and an ambitious overhaul of the building’s exterior, including new landscaping on the hall’s south side. more