Monthly Archives: March 2013
Herring seining opened for the third time Saturday afternoon in Sitka Sound. The Alaska Department of Fish & Game called the opener at 4:10 PM. There’s no official word yet on the afternoon’s haul. Informal reports on social media suggest fishing was slower than the previous two openers – perhaps around 1,000 tons.
Pir Shabda Kahn and Sitkan Auriella Hughes discuss "Dances of Universal Peace," which will be held 7 - 9 PM Thu Apr 4 at Sweetland Hall on the Sitka Fine Arts Campus.
Seiners to stand down while tenders and processors deal with yesterday's (Thursday) 36-hundred ton harvest. Fifth eagle killed in Sitka this year; latest by a vehicle. Postcard: Students turn out for Sitka's Choose Respect march. Rep. Young issues apology for use of term "wetbacks" to refer to Hispanic workers. During tour of Southeast, Young critical of federal overreach.
The Greater Sitka Arts Council is showing "Rickshaw and Canyons," a double feature of two adventure films Thursday night at 7 p.m. at UAS. The event will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Dave Nevins and Jeff Budd explain.
Herring fishery opens in Sitka Sound. Southeast seiners could see lower taxes this year. Ketchikan library gets art installation. Murkowski reviewing stance on same-sex marriage. State Rep. introduces bill to require constitutional curricula.