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Board of Game approves changes to wounding loss for brown bears. Board closes Zarembo Island to elk hunting to allow transplanted herd to rebound. Pierson tells Sitka Chamber: Business and government must work together to grow economy. Reuben Yost appointed to serve part-time as Deputy Commissioner of Marine Transportation. Mandatory dockside fishing vessel safety checks postponed.
Thu Jan 17, 2013
Sitka library director Robb Farmer leads a double-life: By day a librarian, by night a trained Santa Claus. Farmer discusses his decision to attend Santa School, and his life over the last year assisting the real Santa Claus with his public appearances. Farmer is a 2005 graduate of the Charles W. Howard Santa School. Downloadable audio. more
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