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!
Taxes have dominated the conversation at the Sitka Assembly recently, as the city struggles to come up with an additional million dollars for schools. This week’s meeting erupted into a heated debate over the issue -- but there were also hints of some long-term solutions. more