Sitkans hold a candlelight vigil for Mackenzie Howard of Kake at 6 pm on Fri., Feb. 8, 2013 at the Salvation Army. Alaska State Troopers received a report that the 13-year-old’s body had been found shortly before midnight on Tues. State troopers are investigating the case as a homicide. Vigils are being held for Howard across Alaska this evening.
Candlelight vigil for Mackenzie Howard in Sitka
The Sitka Wolves have won the Southeast region 3A basketball tournament. The Wolves decisively beat the Mt. Edgecumbe Braves Saturday afternoon, 62 to 45. The game was a rematch between these same two teams from the previous afternoon. In Friday’s contest, Mt. Edgecumbe trailed Sitka by 14 points going into the fourth quarter, but rallied, tied the game with less than a minute to play, and eventually won by 5. On Saturday, however, Sitka was a different team. more