Monthly Archives: October 2013
Madison Kosma, WhaleFest coordinator, and Jan Straley, science symposium director, discuss the agenda for the 2013 WhaleFest (Oct 31 - Nov 3, Harrigan Centennial Hall). This year's fest features a free film festival on Halloween night. For complete details, visit WhaleFest online.
Shantyman Don Sinetti kicks off this year's WhaleFest with songs and yarns. He's a professional educator with the Mystic Seaport.
Troller Denny M to remain below Sitka Channel pending new salvage plan. Dude Creek wetlands management plan sparks controversy. Juneau filmmaker plans to satirize 2014 legislature.
Public comment period on KSM Mine closed, but opponents pledge to fight on. Two Sitkans treated for paralytic shellfish poisoning after eating Starrigavan clams. Sitka short-listed for "Roadmaps to Health" prize. Samson Tug & Barge to take over Northland Services beginning Nov. 8. Ketchikan airport named one of the world's most thrilling?
A sunken fishing boat in Sitka’s harbor will remain where it is for the indefinite future, while its owner develops a better plan to remove it. The 44-foot wooden troller Denny M sunk outside Eliason Harbor earlier this year. A buoy marks its present location in the Sitka Channel.
Sitka has been shortlisted for a national health prize, called Roadmaps to Health.