Monthly Archives: February 2013
Jeff Budd, with the Greater Sitka Arts Council, says now is the time to buy tickets for this year's Wearable Art Show, Mar 7-8, in Sitka. The event sold out in its first four years. Receptions with the artists follow both shows. Advance tickets at Old Harbor Books.
Sitka High, Mt. Edgecumbe take state titles at Drama, Debate, Forensic meet in Anchorage. Voucher issue, lack of committee referrals create a stir in state capitol. Alaska House unanimously approves resolution opposing genetically-modified salmon.
Sitka High and Mt. Edgecumbe students captured several titles at the state Drama, Debate, and Forensics meet in Anchorage last weekend (Feb 14-16). For Sitka, it was a chance for last year’s underclassmen to move into the limelight following the graduation of a strong senior team. For Mt. Edgecumbe, it was a first taste of victory for a growing program.
Sitka High DDF team members Michael Boose and Jesse Bartelds, and Mt. Edgecumbe DDF team members Donovan Gurule and Doug McClenahan discuss their schools' successes at the state Drama, Debate, and Forensics tournament in Anchorage over the weekend.
Senate passes bill relaxing cruise ship wastewater standards; will go to governor's desk. Am. Cancer Society's Relay for Life returns to Sitka this summer. Former Sen. Kookesh in critical condition following heart attack. Entrepreneurs exchange ideas at Innovation Summit.
Tracy Gagnon, with the Sitka Conservation Society, and Andrianna Natsoulas, with the Alaska Sustainable Fisheries Trust, discuss the lineup for the 2013 Food Film Festival, which opens Friday, February 22 in Sitka. All films will be free. For complete schedule information visit the Sitka Conservation Society online.
Troopers arrest 14-year-old suspect in death of Mackenzie Howard. With little hope of state funding, Sitka officials nevertheless meet with legislators to make their case. Sitka man to serve two years for felony DUI.