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Jeff Budd, exec. director of the Greater Sitka Arts Council, is organizing a scheduling meeting for 2013 on Tue Nov 20, 6:30 – 8 PM at the Yaw Chapel. Other coming arts events: The annual Gallery Walk 4 – 8 PM Fri Nov 23, Craft Fair 2 – 4 PM Sun Nov 25 at UAS, Radio Theater 7 PM Fri Nov 30 at the Performing Arts Center.
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Arts Council scheduling ’13 events
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