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Mim McConnell unseats Westover in Sitka mayor’s race. Hunter tops all vote-getters for assembly; Hackett and Putz also win seats. Cass Pook returned to School Board, along with a yet-to-be-named write-in (likely Jennifer Robinson). School board says goodbye to 13-year veteran Tom Conley. Petersburg elections, schools locked down when domestic violence incident spills onto streets. ANB/ANS to revive traditions at Centennial Grand Camp in Sitka.
Wed Oct 3, 2012
Doug Osborne, Director of Health Promotion at Sitka Community Hospital, describes his plans for Marijuana Town Hall II (6:30 - 8 PM Mon Mar 30, Harrigan Centennial Hall). Osborne hopes the meeting/discussion helps clear up misinformation about the use of marijuana, and serves as a vehicle for "reasonable conversation" about the newly-legalized drug. Downloadable audio. more
Sitka was one of 170 communities that took to the streets today for the Choose Respect March, a statewide effort to end domestic violence and sexual assault. In a 2012 victimization survey conducted in Sitka, 47% of adult women reported experiencing intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both. more