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Hayley Chambers has been on the job as curator the Sitka Historical Museum for a couple of months. She’s interested in starting a volunteer program for locals. Interim director Chris Todd announces that the Society has won a prestigious award from the American Association for State and Local History for its exhibit on last year’s ANB/ANS Centennial.
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‘New-ish’ curator looks forward at Sitka Museum
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