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Alaska’s congressional delegation introduces new Sealaska land-selection bills. 23-year-old to serve two years in prison for assault. Development expert says SE leaders on right track to improve regional economy. Controversial cruise ship wastewater bill held up for a week. Petersburg issues boil-water notice after E.Coli detected.
Fri Feb 15, 2013
Doug Osborne, Director of Health Promotion at Sitka Community Hospital, describes his plans for Marijuana Town Hall II (6:30 - 8 PM Mon Mar 30, Harrigan Centennial Hall). Osborne hopes the meeting/discussion helps clear up misinformation about the use of marijuana, and serves as a vehicle for "reasonable conversation" about the newly-legalized drug. Downloadable audio. more
Sitka was one of 170 communities that took to the streets today for the Choose Respect March, a statewide effort to end domestic violence and sexual assault. In a 2012 victimization survey conducted in Sitka, 47% of adult women reported experiencing intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both. more