Man Choir rocks SE Music Fest
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Sitka High’s Man Choir won a command performance at the Southeast Music Festival over the weekend. They join Brian Hanson for an on-air performance. Featuring Owen Fulton (soph, keyboards), Mitchell Edwards (fr), Nick Weatherman (sr), Ryan Morris (sr), John Roberts (sr), Niko Sani (soph), Garrett Smith (soph), Jack Peterson (soph), Justin Stenburg (sr), and Walter Palof (fr).
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
The assembly voted 7-0 to approve the architects’ full plan, which includes a new space for the Sitka Historical Museum, larger meeting rooms, and an ambitious overhaul of the building’s exterior, including new landscaping on the hall’s south side. more