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Assembly to consider banning dogs from Moller Park, increasing fines for bear-attracting garbage. Holidays boost downtown revitalization effort. Low chinook forecasts for Taku and Stikine rivers likely mean no commercial fishing next year. Proposed Cook Inlet pipeline will solve some problems, but possibly create others.
Tue Dec 11, 2012
On a day that seemed almost guaranteed to produce no record times, two Sitka women on Saturday (7-19-14) crushed the course record in the 21st Alpine Adventure Run. Tasha Folsom took first place in the women’s event, with a time of 1:18:10 -- a full two minutes faster than the record set last year by New York runner Emily deLaBruyere. Second-place woman Emily Routon also beat last year's record time. more
A father-son team from Sitka has completed a six-month run across the United States. Brett and David Wilcox ran into Ocean City, New Jersey, on Saturday (7-19-14), after covering 3,000 miles on foot. The project was intended to raise awareness about the hazards of genetically-modified foods. more