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Sitka Trail Works president Brian Hanson discusses phase 5 of the Sitka Cross Trail project — an extension to Baranof St. and Yaw Dr., with a new access at Pherson St. Trail Works is hoping to raise a $12,000 local match for the $920,000 federally-funded project. Learn more about Sitka Trail Works online.
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Trail Works, city partner on Cross Trail extension
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