Monthly Archives: September 2013

Tue Sep 24, 2013

Assembly to consider administrator contract, across-the-board electrical rate hike, when it meets in regular session tonight. CoastAlaska health care series part 2: Aging facilities in SE may not meet the needs of today's patients.

Stardust is coming!

Smoking Bill (3)This Year's Stardust Costume Ball is Saturday, October 26th featuring Seattle dance band Smoking Bill. Tickets are $35 and go on sale for "mug level" members of Raven Radio at 9am on Thursday, October 10th at Raven Radio. All remaining tickets will go on sale at 10am on Friday, October 11th at Old Harbor Books.

‘Bag libraries’ reduce waste, cut costs for groceries.

Michelle Putz, with the Sitka Global Warming Group (and assembly member), and AC Lakeside manager Bob Burnett discuss the opening of Sitka's two reusable bag "libraries" at Lakeside and Seamart.

Monday, Sept. 23, 2013

Observer program suspended as funds run out. Dead whale near Kake might have died from ship strike. Health Care in Southeast, Part 1: Insurance options limited for self employed, including commercial fishermen.

Last two cruise ships cancel Sitka visits

ship_smThe last two cruise ships of the season have cancelled their port calls in Sitka. The Holland America ships Westerdam and Oosterdam will bypass Sitka on Wednesday and Thursday September 25 & 26. Fred Reeder, port director for the Cruise Line Agencies of Alaska, says continued inclement weather off the coast forced the ships to cancel.

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Bauer: Raising the value of well being in communities

If you are sick and not feeling well, Dr. Ursula Bauer can’t do anything to make you better. But she IS doing a lot to help shape the policies and programs that may keep you from getting sick in the first place. Short of the Surgeon General, there’s almost no one in government more interested -- or more influential -- in helping create a culture of health in the US.

19th Running of the Boots set for Saturday

Kerry MacLane is organizing the 19th Annual Running of the Boots, 10AM Saturday, September 28. The event will start from a tent at St. Peter's-by-the-Sea. Lunch will be provided at noon.

7 things you may not know about Alaska Airlines

6-10-12 Alaska Airlines jet at Juneau Airport 31) Two-thirds of Alaskans belong to the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan. And there's more.