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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.
Fri Mar 29, 2013
Sitka’s electric rates are going up, but not as much as they might have. The Sitka Assembly on Monday chose the smaller of two potential rate hikes, by a vote of 4 to 3. A household using about 1000 kilowatt-hours of electricity each month will see their electric bill go up by about $8 a month. more
Sitka fifth-graders turned out to watch a trio of captive brown bears destroy a small tent that had been “baited” with fried chicken. The larger lesson: Let's avoid having captive brown bears in the future. more