Events

Raven Anthology Six Word Story-a-Thon

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.

Recent News

Gorman: Managing ‘conflicting expectations’ in Sitka

Mark Gorman. (KCAW photo/Robert Woolsey)
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

Assembly approves Centennial Hall design

An architect's rendering of the renovated Harrigan Centennial Hall (Courtesy of McCool Carlson Green)
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