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Sitka Police to increase staff, following increase in state jail funding. Sitka Coast Guardsman discharged, will serve nine months in brig for child porn possession. Petersburg officials happy to be reunited in House district with Sitka, under proposed plan. Second “Big Wild Ride” scheduled for later this month in Valdez.
Wed Jul 10, 2013
Doug Osborne, Director of Health Promotion at Sitka Community Hospital, describes his plans for Marijuana Town Hall II (6:30 - 8 PM Mon Mar 30, Harrigan Centennial Hall). Osborne hopes the meeting/discussion helps clear up misinformation about the use of marijuana, and serves as a vehicle for "reasonable conversation" about the newly-legalized drug. Downloadable audio. more
Sitka was one of 170 communities that took to the streets today for the Choose Respect March, a statewide effort to end domestic violence and sexual assault. In a 2012 victimization survey conducted in Sitka, 47% of adult women reported experiencing intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both. more