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Melinda McAdams, Laura Turcott, and Emma Bruhl with the Fireweed Dance Theatre discuss this weekend’s performance (7 PM Sat Mar 9, Sitka Performing Arts Center, tickets $15/$10 at Old Harbor Books and at the door). This year, for the first time, Fireweed has also launched a junior company.
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Fireweed Dance to perform Saturday
Author and former hospice nurse Cathy Cuenin has personal experience living with cancer and transplant. She's developed a tool for helping people manage overwhelming situations. She's giving a workshop today (8-27-14) at Brave Heart Volunteers (Noon, Pioneer Home Manager's House, lunch provided. Suggested donation $45, scholarships available). more
The Sitka School Board will consider asking the state legislature for almost $2-million in the coming year, in order to help the district meet newly-adopted standards. The board convened in its first regular session of the new school year Monday night (8-25-14). Meeting state education standards is the first of several costly priorities in Sitka’s schools this year. Also a possibility: A $1.5-million upgrade of Vilandre Field. more