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Oceanographer Curtis Ebbesmeyer is a leading authority on ocean currents, thanks to his “obsession” with drifting trash. He says science really has no other tool to determine currents than to track debris as it moves across the oceans. He’ll speak at 7PM Thu Aug 15 in Rasmuson Hall on tsunami debris, as part of this year’s Paths Across the Pacific Conference. With KCAW’s Robert Woolsey.
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Ebbesmeyer’s ocean is half predictable, half chaos
Zeke Blackwell is the director of the Young Performers Theater at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp. YPT will stage four one-act plays 7 PM Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, at 2 PM and 7 PM at the Odess Theater ($10/$5 students and seniors). One of the plays, Echoes by Seattle playwright Michael Yichao, will be a world premiere. The others are The Big Picture, The Guppy Ballet, and Piglet (a barnyard parody of Hamlet). Downloadable audio. more
The city will begin repairs on a 12" water main that is leaking on Halibut Point Road on Thursday, April 28th and shut off water at 10 a.m. until further notice. more