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!
The doors of one of the oldest family-owned stores in Sitka closed last month. Brenner’s Fine Clothing and Gifts has been a staple on Lincoln Street for the past 65 years. more
Pete Melnick, the Operations Officer of Coast Guard Air Station Sitka, and Lance Ewers, the volunteer captain of Search and Rescue (SAR), share plans by to conduct a joint training operation this weekend and ongoing recruiting efforts. Melnick also shared safety reminders as boating season approaches. Downloadable audio. more