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Maybelle Filler, with the Sitka Women’s Golf League, and Sarah Blue outline plans for a co-ed golf tournament, auction, and balloon launch on Sun Aug 18 at the Sea Mountain Golf Course. The event is a fundraiser for the Sitka Cancer Survivors and Sitka Community Hospital Diabetes program.
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Cancer & Diabetes Awareness fundraiser not just for golfers
Yesterday evening (09-01-15), a wooden seiner ran aground in the vicinity of the Twins Island, roughly 0.5 to 0.75 nm off the mouth of Indian River. The F/V Pacific Venture later sunk. Marine Safety Detachment Sitka estimates 5 gallons of diesel fuel was released in that grounding. more
Today (09-02-15) , a state team sat down with Sitkans affected by last month’s landslides. Now that Governor Bill Walker has declared a disaster, new lines of relief funds are available for the next 60 days. Six staff with the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and one state geologist will be in Sitka for two days, to walk city officials and citizens through the process of procuring disaster aid. more