Wed Jul 10, 2013
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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.
This afternoon (10-31-14), the National Weather Service aired a special marine warning. A local pilot spotted a waterspout off Middle Island near Sitka, moving north and seven miles due west of the airport. more
Most days, the Maple Cutter is a beacon of safety in Southeast. But on the night before Halloween, the the crew members transform the Coast Guard vessel into a haunted ship. more