Lisa Sadleir-Hart, with the Sitka Food Summit, discusses plans to release the results of Sitka’s Food Assessment 6-9 PM Thu Nov 14 at Harrigan Centennial Hall. Sadleir-Hart says Sitka has taken a leading role in determining food policy. Learn more about the Sitka Local Foods Network online.
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Food summit satisfies hunger for data
Yesterday evening (09-01-15), a wooden seiner ran aground in the vicinity of the Twins Island, roughly 0.5 to 0.75 nm off the mouth of Indian River. The F/V Pacific Venture later sunk. Marine Safety Detachment Sitka estimates 5 gallons of diesel fuel was released in that grounding. more
Today (09-02-15) , a state team sat down with Sitkans affected by last month’s landslides. Now that Governor Bill Walker has declared a disaster, new lines of relief funds are available for the next 60 days. Six staff with the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and one state geologist will be in Sitka for two days, to walk city officials and citizens through the process of procuring disaster aid. more