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Alaska Airlines shut down Monday by fiber optic failure. Assembly eye opener: New mayor, members to be sworn in; city to issue $80-million in bonds for hydro expansion; sales tax holidays to be considered; Pacific High renovation contract. Sen. Mark Begich tours Air Station Sitka pellet boiler. Martin, Westman named to top ANB/ANS posts.
Tue Oct 9, 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