Monthly Archives: February 2013
The Sitka Global Warming Group/Sustainable Sitka has announced its Green Business Award winners for 2013. A total of twenty-six businesses met the organization’s criteria for green business practices this year, nineteen of them at the platinum level. What started out four years ago as a publicity project for Sustainable Sitka has turned in to a source of pride for some of the businesses who participate.
Extending season sales tax advances to second reading. Kake Access project subject of Petersburg meeting. Juneau's Empty Chair Project gets fundraising boost.
Rock-removal plan for $12-million diesel turbine generates controversy. House passes bill outlawing federal gun control regulations. Novelist Pam Houston: The first step in writing is paying attention. Ferry Malaspina to make 50th anniversary cruise in May.
Lady Braves basketball players Scarlett Beaver (Jr-Kotzebue) and Mariah Martin (Sr-Hoonah) talk about how Friday's game with the Sitka Lady Wolves will determine the top seed for next week's tournament. Sitka High Wolves Jon De La Cruz (Sr) and Joey Inman (Jr) discuss how they've been mashing up their offense to control the inside game against 3A rivals Mt. Edgecumbe. The boys play Thursday night.
S&S General Contractors will remove about 25,000 cubic yards of rock near the city’s Jarvis Street Diesel Plant. Sitka already has agreements with S&S, and so, instead of getting bids from other companies, it simply amended its deal with S&S. The company will do the work in exchange for credit toward the $107,000 it owes the city on a quarry lease.
Brave Heart Volunteers staff Amanda Taylor and Willow Moore discuss a free end-of-life training (Sat Mar 2, 9 AM - 3 PM at the Pioneer Home Manager's House) and a group grief and bereavement program. They also introduce the organization's new development director Jessica Gibson.
Assembly will consider extending seasonal sales tax to fund school projects. Missing woman's family holds on to hope, seeks closure. Profile: Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins' election sprint becomes legislative marathon. Graduate student to survey Wrangell residents about forest use.