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Sitka Fine Arts Camp instructors Scott Davis (Mime) and Andrew Hames (Choir) both started two decades ago as campers. They discuss this week’s final student performances (7PM Thu Jul 11, Odess Theater; 7 PM Fri Jul 12 and Sat Jul 13, Sitka Performing Arts Center; Sat Jul 13 1-4 PM throughout SJ Campus). Learn more about the Sitka Fine Arts Camp online.
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Yesterday evening (09-01-15), a wooden seiner ran aground in the vicinity of the Twins Island, roughly 0.5 to 0.75 nm off the mouth of Indian River. The F/V Pacific Venture later sunk. Marine Safety Detachment Sitka estimates 5 gallons of diesel fuel was released in that grounding. more
Today (09-02-15) , a state team sat down with Sitkans affected by last month’s landslides. Now that Governor Bill Walker has declared a disaster, new lines of relief funds are available for the next 60 days. Six staff with the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and one state geologist will be in Sitka for two days, to walk city officials and citizens through the process of procuring disaster aid. more