Elizabeth Faulkner and Sarah Lawrie discuss plans for this year’s (Dec 6, 7, and 8, 2013) Sitka Artisan’s Market, which has been brought under the umbrella of the Greater Sitka Arts Council. The show will be juried, but artists should consider it a chance to connect with their peers around the state.
The Morning Interview
Sitka Artisans Market: Less competition, more networking
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