Sitka's spring herring fishery will be about 1,000 tons less than originally estimated. Fresh bear cub tracks were found near the Indian River in Sitka. Boys and girls from Sitka and Mt. Edgecumbe High are competing in the regional basketball tournament in Juneau. A superior court judge affirmed the northern boundary of the Petersburg borough. more
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School board approves 3-year contract for teachers. Herring seiners try co-op fishery to salvage ’13 season. Alaska Airlines employees help make Prom special for Mt. Edgecumbe students.
The budget picture for the Sitka School District next year is starting to look a little less dire. What started out as a projected $1.5-million deficit just a few weeks ago, has been teased down to $44,000 -- but only by drawing on over half of the district’s savings account. more
In what might have been one of most tightly-played games between cross-town rivals this season, the Sitka Wolves pulled out a one-point win over the Mt. Edgecumbe Braves, in the second round of the Region V tournament in Juneau today. The final score was 43-42, Sitka. Daily Sitka Sentinel sports editor Tom Hesse is covering the games. He says win came down to the last possession, and it was not Sitka’s size that paid off, as much as their depth. more