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
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
On Friday, Governor Bill Walker issued a disaster declaration for Sitka, in response to seven landslides on August 18th. In a letter to the legislature, Walker said he would cap relief at $1 million for the moment, but that the incident is ongoing and total recovery costs are unknown. According to Gorman, the cost of emergency response alone is estimated to be over half a million dollars. Individual assistance and family grants are also available, at a cap of $16,450 per household. more