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Sitka Police Chief Sheldon Schmitt and Elisabeth Schafer, a paralegal with the District Attorney’s office, discuss the meaning of the flags on Sitka’s courthouse lawn this week. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Both Schmitt and Schafer are on Sitka’s Domestic Violence Task Force.
The Morning Interview
October is the month to address domestic violence
Shellfish in Southeast are showing a high risk for biotoxins, specifically those that cause PSP. On Monday (5-25-16), the Sitka Tribe of Alaska's Environmental Research Lab (STAERL) found elevated levels of toxins at beaches in Sitka, Petersburg, Klawock, and Craig. more