Monthly Archives: February 2013
Lifelong Sitkan and basketball star Herb Didrickson was honored at a sold-out banquet in Harrigan Centennial Hall on Sunday (2-24-13). On February 26 Didrickson and Buck Nystrom, the winningest coach in Alaska football history, will be inducted into the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the Anchorage Museum.
4-H'er Katie Sweeney, and Courtney Bobsin, with the Sitka Conservation Society, discuss the Alaska Way of Life 4-H program. The group will be holding a fundraiser bake sale, 10 AM - 3 PM, Sun Mar 10 at the ANB Hall, in support of Let's Go Sitka.
Sitka's Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins among legislators in reorganized 'Bush Caucus.' Former Sen. Albert Kookesh making progress recovering from heart attack. Yakutat wave power project wins key permit, but barriers remain.
Like everything else at the Hames Center, the new climbing was one part inspiration, and ninety-nine parts dedication. The grand opening is scheduled for Saturday, March 9. Listen to a KCAW Morning Interview about the project.
The Bush Caucus is back. Rural legislators in Alaska are pushing back against the concentrated political power of the state’s urban areas. Twelve members of Alaska’s House of Representatives, in both parties, have organized under the chairmanship of Bryce Edgmon, a Democrat who represents Dillingham.
Hames climbing wall coordinator Blain Anderson, and climbing enthusiasts Tommy Harris and his mom, Patsy, discuss the scheduled grand opening of the new, improved wall on Saturday, March 9. The wall will have areas and routes for climbers of all ages and abilities. For more information visit the Hames Center online.
Sen. Stedman introduces sea otter bounty; Feds say it's unenforceable. Sitka to host ATIA convention in October. Rep. Bob Lynn introduces voter ID law. Sea lion necropsy is an opportunity to learn about Sitka's environment and ourselves.