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Assembly to cull list of administrator candidates. Aaron Swanson first to file for October Assembly race. City Hall evacuated after battery acid leaks in closet. Two records set in Sitka’s Alpine Adventure Run. Sitka All-Stars capture Div. II Little League championship. Ketchikan’s Ward Lake trail closed because of problem bear.
Tue Jul 23, 2013
On Friday, Governor Bill Walker issued a disaster declaration for Sitka, in response to seven landslides on August 18th. In a letter to the legislature, Walker said he would cap relief at $1 million for the moment, but that the incident is ongoing and total recovery costs are unknown. According to Gorman, the cost of emergency response alone is estimated to be over half a million dollars. Individual assistance and family grants are also available, at a cap of $16,450 per household. more
Today (08-31-15), the U.S. State Department will host a GLACIER Conference in Anchorage. Diplomats from 20 countries will discuss challenges facing Arctic communities. Click here for the agenda. To view a live web stream of the President's closing remarks around 5pm, visit https://www.whitehouse.gov/live/ more