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Authorities search for brown bear responsible for killing a man near Poison Cove over the weekend. Search and Rescue locates overdue goat hunters; tows boat stranded near six-mile rock. Yakutat voters go to polls today. Organist rekindles sacred music of the past on 1844 instrument.
Tue Oct 16, 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