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Bicycle activist and health educator Doug Osborne describes some of the events planned for Sitka during National Bicycle Month in Sitka, including the Bike Rodeo (Sat May 4 at the USCG hangar), Bike to School Day (Wed May 8), Bike to Work Week (May 13-17), Bike to Work Day Pancake Breakfast (Fri May 17, 7:30-9 at UAS). For complete information visit Celebrate Sitka Cycling online.
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‘Bicycle Month’ activities planned in Sitka
Doug Osborne, Director of Health Promotion at Sitka Community Hospital, describes his plans for Marijuana Town Hall II (6:30 - 8 PM Mon Mar 30, Harrigan Centennial Hall). Osborne hopes the meeting/discussion helps clear up misinformation about the use of marijuana, and serves as a vehicle for "reasonable conversation" about the newly-legalized drug. Downloadable audio. more
Sitka was one of 170 communities that took to the streets today for the Choose Respect March, a statewide effort to end domestic violence and sexual assault. In a 2012 victimization survey conducted in Sitka, 47% of adult women reported experiencing intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both. more