Listen to iFriendly audio.
Martina Kurzer, the community coordinator with Sitkans Against Family Violence, discusses a Volunteer Advocate and Community Training planned for the next three Saturdays and Mondays. All sessions are free. The training will be held at the Unitarian Church on Marine St. See the complete schedule online.
The Morning Interview
SAFV offers community training to fight domestic violence
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