Chicken owners across Sitka are sprucing up the roost, in advance of Saturday’s “Tour de Coop,” which leads the public to homes that keep chickens. Jud Kirkness and Ellen Frankenstein tell KCAW’s Holly Keen about the tour and how it relates to Food Day.
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‘Tour de Coop’ to show off local chicken homes
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