After a year’s hiatus, “Paths Across the Pacific” returns to Sitka. The conference examines connections between humans on either side of the Pacific Ocean. Bill Davis and Nancy Yaw Davis explain. The event runs Aug. 14 – 18.
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Paths Across the Pacific returns to Sitka
6 months into his tenure as municipal administrator, Mark Gorman says Sitka is going to become more self-reliant -- through a combination of increasing local revenues and exploiting economic opportunities. Gorman spoke to the Sitka Chamber of Commerce Wednesday afternoon (4-23-13). He discussed the unrealistic expectations Sitkans may have about the community’s relatively low tax rates, as more and more of the burden of paying for services shifts to local taxpayers. But Gorman also pointed out opportunities for efficiency and growth. more