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Assembly agrees to bond for $45-million for additional Blue Lake funding; advances 15-percent hike in electric rates. SEARHC buys Sitka Medical Center, no changes in services planned. Court sentences two domestic violence offenders to serve 4, 5 years respectively.
Wed Jan 23, 2013
The Sitka Sentinel celebrated its 75th anniversary last year without much fanfare. As many newspapers in big cities have folded or turned into online only operations, the Sentinel has continued publishing five issues a week. The paper is owned and edited by Thad and Sandy Poulson, journalist who arrived in 1969 and are determined to keep the press running. more
An injured Sitka woman was safely transported to medical care on Monday, after responders located her using a cell phone signal. more