STRONG WIND FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
BECOMING WINDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS AROUND 42. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
The Sitka Wolves boys' basketball team beat the Mt. Edgecumbe Braves to claim the Region V 3A basketball title. Mt. Edgecumbe's Lady Braves beat Sitka High's Lady Wolves to take the girls' Region V 3A title. For fishing families and other self-employed Sitkans, Affordable Care Act is a big deal. more
The Greater Sitka Arts Council's Jeff Budd discusses the Arti-Gras Art Walk, which is scheduled for Friday, March 14, from 5-9 p.m. Downtown stores will be open late, and will feature work by local artists. more
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Organizers to hold planning summit for Homeless Connect 2013. Sea cucumber, geoduck fisheries near end of good season. Senate earmark ban could affect federal spending in Alaska.
The deadline to enroll in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act is March 31, and that has prompted many Sitkans to bite the bullet and figure out what the act means for them. For some fishing families and other self-employed Sitkans, what they've found has been a pleasant surprise. more