Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman near Hoonah. Electric cars fit Sitka’s profile — so why aren’t they more popular here? Glacier Bay Lodge might shut down after this summer. State opens disaster assistance center in Galena after floods. Petersburg vying for title of nation’s best yachting community.
Thu June 20, 2013
By the end of its meeting Tuesday night, the assembly had decided not to offer rebates for homeowners who install energy-efficient heat pump systems in their homes. But their path to that decision had less to do with heat pumps than with concerns about the city’s long-term electricity use. more
President Obama’s visit to the landslide in Oso, Washington, this week (Tue Apr 22) was timed to refocus the nation’s attention on this disaster, long after the headlines have moved elsewhere. Former Sitkan Barnaby Dow is the external affairs manager in the King County Office of Emergency Management in Seattle. more