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Jeff Budd, Sarah Lawrie, and Alaina Brown discuss plans for this year’s Sitka “State Fair,” which will be held on August 11 at Harrigan Centennial Hall. There will be 23 categories of judged events. For more information visit the Greater Sitka Arts Council online.
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Sitka “State Fair” coming in August.
Sitka’s industrial park has attracted the interest of a couple of potential buyers -- who may be interested in offering to purchase outright all remaining property at the site. The Gary Paxton Industrial Park board of directors was hoping to see a pair of proposals Thursday afternoon (8-28-14) at its regular monthly meeting, but park director Garry White said the busy fishing season had caused a delay. more
A Sitka man is recovering after the bus he was driving rolled into a ditch on Halibut Point Road Thursday afternoon (8-28-14). Tom Conley was driving the Southeast Senior Services’ Care-A-Van outbound along the 3300 block of HPR when he swerved to avoid construction personnel and put the van in the ditch just past Sollar’s Trailer Court at about 12:30 PM. There were no passengers in the van at the time. more