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Authorities investigate cause of death for 39-year-old Sitka man. Neighbors wake woman from nap as house burns. Got Resiliency? meets challenge of meth head-on. Wrangell Rep. Peggy Wilson says this year’s legislative session was difficult.

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Sitka Budget: City says utility rates must rise

This chart compares current monthly utility costs with two proposals before the Sitka Assembly. Option 1 reflects Ordinance 15-23, which would raise electric rates for an average Sitka household by about 6% this year. Option 2 reflects Ordinance 15-17, which would raise electric rates by about 23%. Both options include a 10% increase in water rates, a 4.9% increase in wastewater rates, and a 13% increase in solid waste rates. (Rachel Waldholz/KCAW)
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UAS Sitka: Braced to ride out the budget storm

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