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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
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