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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
Sitka’s electric rates are going up, but not as much as they might have. The Sitka Assembly on Monday chose the smaller of two potential rate hikes, by a vote of 4 to 3. A household using about 1000 kilowatt-hours of electricity each month will see their electric bill go up by about $8 a month. more
Sitka fifth-graders turned out to watch a trio of captive brown bears destroy a small tent that had been “baited” with fried chicken. The larger lesson: Let's avoid having captive brown bears in the future. more