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Mayor reports: State of the City better than many. Softball players get their chance to compete on new synthetic turf; trooper cadets help remove pitcher’s mound. Eighteen years after crashing through a Sitka window, “Windex” the eagle found dead of natural causes. Authorities close Stikine River to subsistence chinook harvest.
Fri May 3, 2013
A Sitka-based seafood processor has cleared the first hurdle toward a major expansion -- in its hometown. The board of Sitka’s Gary Paxton Industrial Park on Wednesday (12-17-14) approved the sale of a significant portion of park waterfront to Silver Bay Seafoods. Plans for a joint venture in a marine services center remain on hold for the time being. more
Sitka library director Robb Farmer leads a double-life: By day a librarian, by night a trained Santa Claus. Farmer discusses his decision to attend Santa School, and his life over the last year assisting the real Santa Claus with his public appearances. Farmer is a 2005 graduate of the Charles W. Howard Santa School. Downloadable audio. more