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Coach Archie Young and Mt. Edgecumbe Braves basketball players Vance Gregory (Galena) and Leo Ford (Hooper Bay) say they’re working on team quickness to counterbalance their size disadvantage in the last three weeks of the regular season. Sitka Lady Wolves players Sophie Mudry (jr.) and Kendall Phippen (jr.) say they’re trying to stay healthy as the team heads out on its last road trip before the regional tourney.
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Braves, Lady Wolves basketball focused on regionals
Thor Christianson has already spent nine years on the Sitka Assembly, last serving in 2013 -- and now, he’s back for more. Christianson is one of five candidates running for Sitka Assembly. If elected, he says he’ll bring experience, a centrist perspective, and a focus on education. more
Writers Sherry Simpson and Ernestine Hayes discuss cultural assumptions in Alaskan literature in two venues: a stage presentation 7 PM Mon Sep 22 at the Sheetka Kwan Naa Kahidi, and in a hands-on writing workshop 6-9 PM Tue Sep 23 at the Yaw Chapel. Both events are free. For complete information, visit the Island Institute online. In collaboration with the 49 Alaska Writing Center. more