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Island Institute executive director Carolyn Servid explains how local investment is becoming one way that communities can become more resilient. There will be a forum this Saturday morning (12-8-12) at the Yaw Chapel, 9-11 AM, on the Sheldon Jackson campus.
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Connecting community resiliency with local investment
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
The activities budget for Sitka High School may have reached a tipping point -- and it could force the end of some programs. The Sitka School Board heard a report from activities director LieuDell Goldsberry earlier this month. Between the recent addition of several new activities and a reduction in district spending, most programs have seen a cut of at least 40-percent over two years. more