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Fine Arts Camp instructors Kamili Feelings (playwright/clowning) and Tully McLoughlin (partner acrobatics/juggling) talk about the development of their middle school students over the past two weeks, and outline the schedule for final performances this Thursday and Friday (all performances 7 PM at the Sitka Performing Arts Center, except Visual Arts 1-4 PM Fri Jun 28 at SJ Fine Arts Campus).
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Middle-school campers ready to perform
Sitka drivers frustrated by poor road conditions on Halibut Point Road during this summer’s paving project can take heart: It’s going to get better. Al Clough, the Southeast Regional director for the Department of Transportation says that while heavy rains have been a setback, the road will be done -- or a driveable temporary surface in place -- by the end of the paving season a month from now. more
Using seawater to heat large buildings in Alaska is no longer a pipe dream. Andy Baker, an engineer with YourCleanEnergy LLC, helped design an ocean-sourced heat pump system for the Seward Sealife Center which will pay back the community’s investment in less than nine years -- just in fuel savings. Baker spoke to the Sitka Chamber of Commerce this week (8-20-14) about practical applications for a technology that has quickly moved from theory into reality. more