John DePalatis and Mike Kernin are the music teachers at Sitka High School and Blatchley Middle School, respectively. And now, they’re also co-directors of the Sitka Jazz Festival. This year’s event begins Jan. 31.
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Jazz Fest prepares for new season, new directors
Sitka can’t boost tourism by waiting for consensus. That’s the message from marketing consultant John Kelsh, who addressed the Greater Sitka Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday. more