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Native Jazz Quartet pianist Reuel Lubag and percussionist Ed Littlefield will perform a CD release concert (7:30 PM Wed Jul 17, Odess Theater, $15 at the door) with fellow musicians Christian Fabian on bass, and Jason Marsalis on vibes. The concert is a part of this year’s Native Jazz Workshop happening now at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp.
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Thousand-year old hits with the Native Jazz Quartet
Sitka’s electric rates are going up, but not as much as they might have. The Sitka Assembly on Monday chose the smaller of two potential rate hikes, by a vote of 4 to 3. A household using about 1000 kilowatt-hours of electricity each month will see their electric bill go up by about $8 a month. more
Sitka fifth-graders turned out to watch a trio of captive brown bears destroy a small tent that had been “baited” with fried chicken. The larger lesson: Let's avoid having captive brown bears in the future. more