Wet Alaska Day does nothing to dampen spirits
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A rainy day did nothing to dampen spirits on Friday, as crowds lined Lincoln Street for the Alaska Day parade, and later climbed Castle Hill to reenact the 1867 transfer ceremony that made Alaska a United State territory. Raven Radio was there, and caught some of the action for this photo slideshow.
It's not just electric rates - Sitka is also proposing increases in water, sewer and garbage rates. KCAW's Rachel Waldholz is tracking the city budget. She sat down with News Director Robert Woolsey to break down the numbers. more
The University of Alaska budget is back in play as the legislature heads into special session. Regardless of the outcome, regional campuses like Sitka’s are already battened down for the fiscal storm. more