Before you start griping again about the cold December rains in Sitka, think back to last Tuesday (12-11-12). Cloudless skies, glorious sunshine, and lots of whales. Photographer Dan Evans and this humpback whale were both having a good day. One difference: the whale is going to spend the rest of the winter in Hawaii!
In case you missed all the commotion outside of Pacific High School Thursday at lunchtime (8-28-14), it was the Sitka School Board doing its part for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Unlike the Assembly and its fire truck, the School Board opted for ordinary 5-gallon buckets filled with icy water, served up by some Pacific High staff and students. more
Sitkans who saw a truck hauling one of the city’s large, green recycling bins up Jarvis Street to the waste transfer station earlier this summer were not imagining things. The contractor responsible for managing Sitka’s recycling dumped a total of three loads of mixed paper after discovering they had been contaminated by food waste. more