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Sitka man in custody after allegedly pushing a woman out of a third-story hotel room window. Forest Service to involve public in “collaborative stewardship” on Kruzof Island. State DEC contradicts shellfish info in Alaska Magazine. Oil and gas industry lobby for favorable tax rates in federal deficit-reduction package.
Tue Nov 27, 2012
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