Hoonah man gets 198 years in jail for murders of two police officers. Chinook quota lowered in Southeast for second year in a row. Sixth-graders interview children’s author during Sitka visit. Legislature rejects Board of Fisheries reappointment.
Tue April 9, 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