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September 11 is one of three Americorps National Days of Service. Garrett Bauer, Alyssa Wooden, and Melissa Berger discuss the firehall’s plans to climb stairs in the Cathedral Arms in honor of their colleagues who lost their lives on 9-11-01. The event will be held Sat Sep 14, 10AM – 1PM. A “New Beginnings” drive will be held at the same time at the firehall to collect materials for kits to give people who’ve lost their homes to fire or other disaster.
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Americorps, firehall celebrate National Day of Service
A Sitka-based seafood processor has cleared the first hurdle toward a major expansion -- in its hometown. The board of Sitka’s Gary Paxton Industrial Park on Wednesday (12-17-14) approved the sale of a significant portion of park waterfront to Silver Bay Seafoods. Plans for a joint venture in a marine services center remain on hold for the time being. more
Sitka library director Robb Farmer leads a double-life: By day a librarian, by night a trained Santa Claus. Farmer discusses his decision to attend Santa School, and his life over the last year assisting the real Santa Claus with his public appearances. Farmer is a 2005 graduate of the Charles W. Howard Santa School. Downloadable audio. more