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Sitka Budget: City says utility rates must rise

This chart compares current monthly utility costs with two proposals before the Sitka Assembly. Option 1 reflects Ordinance 15-23, which would raise electric rates for an average Sitka household by about 6% this year. Option 2 reflects Ordinance 15-17, which would raise electric rates by about 23%. Both options include a 10% increase in water rates, a 4.9% increase in wastewater rates, and a 13% increase in solid waste rates. (Rachel Waldholz/KCAW)
It's not just electric rates - Sitka is also proposing increases in water, sewer and garbage rates. KCAW's Rachel Waldholz is tracking the city budget. She sat down with News Director Robert Woolsey to break down the numbers. more

UAS Sitka: Braced to ride out the budget storm

UAS Sitka has a current enrollment of 900 students, 80-percent of whom attend online.
The University of Alaska budget is back in play as the legislature heads into special session. Regardless of the outcome, regional campuses like Sitka’s are already battened down for the fiscal storm. more