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Sheldon Jackson Museum curator Jackie Fernandez and silk-screen printer Allie High discuss the museum’s Native Artist Demonstrator program. High has been traveling lately, from Paris to Haines, and says she draws inspiration for her art from life. For more information visit the Sheldon Jackson Museum online.
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Allie High: Life is energy
Frances Donohoe shared stories and plans for this weekend's (05-10-15) premier performance of Cirque du Pluie, a collaboration by the Sitka Silkies and Youth Gymnastics. Former Cirque du Soleil aerialist Cheetah Platt will be performing and teaching classes in aerial silks, acrobalance, and conditioning, Thursday (05-07-15) through Sunday (05-10-15). Downloadable audio. more
After a month of discussion, the Sitka Assembly settled on a modest electric rate increase. Residential rates will go up by about 6% in the coming year, to pay for the Blue Lake dam. And when it comes to figuring out how a town of 9,000 pays off a $150-million hydroelectric project, city staff are getting creative. more