Two teams from Juneau captured regional basketball titles Friday (3-8-13) during the 4A basketball tournament at Sitka’s Mt. Edgecumbe High School. Juneau-Douglas took the girls crown; Thunder Mountain won the boys. Good fun and great basketball!
Slideshow: 4A belongs to Juneau
6 months into his tenure as municipal administrator, Mark Gorman says Sitka is going to become more self-reliant -- through a combination of increasing local revenues and exploiting economic opportunities. Gorman spoke to the Sitka Chamber of Commerce Wednesday afternoon (4-23-13). He discussed the unrealistic expectations Sitkans may have about the community’s relatively low tax rates, as more and more of the burden of paying for services shifts to local taxpayers. But Gorman also pointed out opportunities for efficiency and growth. more