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Forty-four votes separate Bill Thomas and Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins in House 34 race. Stedman handily wins Senate Q over fellow-incumbent Albert Kookesh. Turnout highest yet in Sitka’s new super-precinct. Sitka voters follow national trends for US President, state races. Waste water rates to go up. Pet owners, assembly explore “dog friendly” option at Kimsham ball fields.
Wed Nov 7, 2012
Sitka library director Robb Farmer leads a double-life: By day a librarian, by night a trained Santa Claus. Farmer discusses his decision to attend Santa School, and his life over the last year assisting the real Santa Claus with his public appearances. Farmer is a 2005 graduate of the Charles W. Howard Santa School. Downloadable audio. more
Sitka JazzFest! director Mike Kernin says this year's festival will feature Grammy-winning violinist Mads Toling, among its headliners. Also trumpeter Kenny Washington, vocalist Kenny Washington, and the Dewayne Pate trio. For a complete rundown of artists and performances, visit Sitka JazzFest! Downloadable audio. more