Film project celebrates 50 years of wilderness
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Next year is the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, and to mark the occasion, the Sitka Conservation Society is putting together a film project on the wilderness. Filmmaker Ben Hamilton and Adam Andis, of SCS, explain what they’re working on.
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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.
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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