You are invited to submit a six word story to be read on an upcoming Raven Anthology (Sunday afternoons at 1:30). Here’s how: write a story made up of six words. The classic example is Ernest Hemingway’s “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” The idea being, in those six words, there is a beginning, middle, and end. Stories can be handed in at Old Harbor Books, where an envelope is waiting.
Raven Anthology Six Word Story-a-Thon
State planners still see a road across Baranof Island as an important part of transportation infrastructure -- though it may take decades to become reality. The Department of Transportation held an open house and informational meeting in Sitka this week (8-20-14) on the latest draft of the Southeast Alaska Transportation Plan. And while maintaining and refurbishing the ferry system is high on the list of priorities for the region, major road construction -- both in Juneau and in Sitka -- remains on the books. more
Sitka drivers frustrated by poor road conditions on Halibut Point Road during this summer’s paving project can take heart: It’s going to get better. Al Clough, the Southeast Regional director for the Department of Transportation says that while heavy rains have been a setback, the road will be done -- or a driveable temporary surface in place -- by the end of the paving season a month from now. more