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Grasmeder leaves top hospital post at SEARHC. Interim administrator at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital involved in legal battle at Wrangell Medical Center. Sitka Dive Rescue locates body of drowned yacht crewman in ANB Harbor. Wildfires in the Yukon push smokey haze toward Sitka. NOAA to consider removing humpback whales from Endangered Species List.
Tue Jul 16, 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