Sitka student Lily Hood makes her way downtown Wednesday evening (10-31-12) with fellow “Thing” Angelina Doggett and doll Addie Poulson during the Chamber of Commerce Trick-or-Treat event. The two-hour candy giveaway has become a Sitka institution. Hundreds of monsters, princesses, and spidermen freely roamed two blocks of Lincoln St. with their parents. But readers of Dr. Seuss know that of all of these creatures Things 1, 2, and 3 are by far the scariest!
A Thing or 2 (or 3!) about Halloween
Yesterday evening (09-01-15), a wooden seiner ran aground in the vicinity of the Twins Island, roughly 0.5 to 0.75 nm off the mouth of Indian River. The F/V Pacific Venture later sunk. Marine Safety Detachment Sitka estimates 5 gallons of diesel fuel was released in that grounding. more
Today (09-02-15) , a state team sat down with Sitkans affected by last month’s landslides. Now that Governor Bill Walker has declared a disaster, new lines of relief funds are available for the next 60 days. Six staff with the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and one state geologist will be in Sitka for two days, to walk city officials and citizens through the process of procuring disaster aid. more