Listen now: Historic Sitka in Stories
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If you missed the broadcast of the Potluck on June 23rd, or would like to hear it again, lifelong Sitkan Willis Osbakken tells stories of mid-20th Century Sitka. He talks about the sawmill, the Crescent (beach, current location of Crescent Harbor), bootlegging and the brewery that was almost on Sheldon Jackson Campus.
You can now hear the full audio again here!
In case you missed all the commotion outside of Pacific High School Thursday at lunchtime (8-28-14), it was the Sitka School Board doing its part for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Unlike the Assembly and its fire truck, the School Board opted for ordinary 5-gallon buckets filled with icy water, served up by some Pacific High staff and students. more
Sitkans who saw a truck hauling one of the city’s large, green recycling bins up Jarvis Street to the waste transfer station earlier this summer were not imagining things. The contractor responsible for managing Sitka’s recycling dumped a total of three loads of mixed paper after discovering they had been contaminated by food waste. more