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Boat capsizing victim identified as Sitkan John Reid, 44; Coast Guard suspends search for third victim. Tenakee school’s future hinges on Tuesday board vote. Swanson, Miyasato file for two open assembly seats; incumbent Lon Garrison files for third school board term, will be challenged by Stephen Courtright. Juneau celebrates Equality Day.
Mon Aug 5, 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