Becky Selengut is a chef, author, teacher and comedienne. She’s visiting Sitka for the Seafood Festival. Events while she’s in town include a 4 p.m. Friday book signing and a noon talk at Sweetland Hall. She’ll address sustainable fisheries and seafood.
The Morning Interview
Chef, comedienne visiting Sitka for festival
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