Tue Oct 1, 2013

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Following layoffs, SEARHC hands over medevac service to Guardian Flight. It’s election day in Sitka and many other municipalities, polls are open 7AM – 8PM. Sitkans to fill assembly and school board seats, and decide one ballot proposition. Interview: Writer Marjorie Sa’adah explores connections between Sitka and the world of horse racing. Audio postcard: 19th Annual Running of the Boots.


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