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
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