Monthly Archives: September 2012
“Aha moments” probably come more often in the sciences than in social studies, but every once in a while an historian makes a find that changes everything. Recently, a researcher combing through the National Archives made just such a discovery. In this case, while working on a project to scan some of the very first maps of Alaska, he learned how early cartographers so accurately depicted places they had never been.
Sitka asks state for $43M to help Blue Lake. Police warn of coupon scam. Dive surveys track invasive sea squirt. Sprinkler saves downtown restaurant. Cruise season ends early.
The request tops the list of legislative priorities for the city, which Assembly members unanimously approved last night. Sitka annually sends its priorities to Juneau as sort of a wish list for state funding.
A nationwide consumer scam has hit Sitka. It involves online sales of counterfeit coupons.
Mt. Edgecumbe High School took first place at the cross country regionals last weekend. Sitka High finished second. Now, both are headed to the state meet in Anchorage.
Blue Lake tops legislative priority list. Sea squirt's bizarre biology could hold keys to eradication. Cruise wastewater report nears completion. MEHS gets voice on university student government.