Monthly Archives: April 2013
Sheldon Jackson Museum curator Jackie Fernandez discusses the start of summer hours, and "Slow Art Day" this Saturday, April 27, 1-3 PM (free to public). Visitors will be encouraged to get hands-on as "Curators in Training." The Native Artist residency program begins on May 9. For more information about all the new programs visit the Sheldon Jackson Museum online.
Construction begins for Sawmill Creek Road phase III, 15-minute delays possible. Sen. Stedman on the scope of Alaska's publicly-owned oil resources. St. Baldrick's fund raiser set for 6 PM tonight. Inter-island Ferry Authority short of cash for coming year.
Sitka Municipal Administrator Jim Dinley issued the following statement to city employees on Thursday morning (April 25), just before making his resignation official.
Brave Heart staff Willow Moore and Amanda Taylor discuss National Volunteer Week. The organization will name seven outstanding volunteers and honor them at "Cupcakes and Kudos," 5:30 PM at Harrigan Centennial Hall. Learn more about Brave Heart Volunteers online.
Sitka's administrator, Jim Dinley, resigns following assembly executive session. Stedman to Chamber: Oil tax bill a "gift" to industry.
Sen. Bert Stedman calls this year’s rollback of state taxes a “gift” to the oil industry. And while he’s not unhappy with many of the structural changes to the oil tax scheme in Senate Bill 21, he says the numbers just don’t make sense. He explained his position to the Sitka Chamber of Commerce this week (4-24-13).
Assembly recesses; will resume meeting tonight to discuss future of municipal administrator. School board cuts high school activities director position. Library user contributes $21,000 toward library expansion.
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.