Monthly Archives: June 2013
Assembly kills street closure experiment; recommends more planning for next year. Redistricting board proposes seven new legislative maps. Petersburg and Juneau contest new borough boundaries.
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).
Man medevacked following ammonia leak at SSS dock. Sawmill Cove board backs feasibility study for marine services center. Juneau celebrates Gold Rush Days.
A man was medevacked from Sitka to Seattle on Monday after sustaining injuries in an ammonia leak aboard a processing vessel. The boat was tied to the dock at Sitka Sound Seafoods at the time, causing the evacuation of more than 150 employees at the seafood processor, and a voluntary evacuation from the rest Sitka’s waterfront.
The Sawmill Cove board of directors wants to spend some unused transportation funding on a feasibility study for a marine services center. Garry White, Sawmill Cove executive director, says the city has about $460,000 in federal transportation money available to spend at the park, but a shortage of qualified projects -- like sidewalks -- to spend it on. White says a marine services center feasibility study is eligible for funding.
ATV accident claims the life of Sitka 17-year-old. DOT releases options for Gravina access in Ketchikan. Reubens Quartet brings modern composers to the fore. Skagway Customs and Border Protection reconsiders new rules for boats.