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Roller Derby competitors Sin & Tonic, I Vanna Getonya, and Nitrogen Peroxide discuss this Saturday’s Boot Camp (Sat May 25 4-8 PM and Sun May 26 9-1 PM at the Hames Center, $25). Juneau Roller Girls will instruct. Some safety gear is provided. Check out the Sitka Sound Slayers on Facebook.
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Roller Derby ‘Boot Camp’ aimed at beginners
Yesterday evening (09-01-15), a wooden seiner ran aground in the vicinity of the Twins Island, roughly 0.5 to 0.75 nm off the mouth of Indian River. The F/V Pacific Venture later sunk. Marine Safety Detachment Sitka estimates 5 gallons of diesel fuel was released in that grounding. more
Today (09-02-15) , a state team sat down with Sitkans affected by last month’s landslides. Now that Governor Bill Walker has declared a disaster, new lines of relief funds are available for the next 60 days. Six staff with the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and one state geologist will be in Sitka for two days, to walk city officials and citizens through the process of procuring disaster aid. more