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Willow Moore and Soshanna Schmidt, with Brave Heart Volunteers, talk about this Saturday’s Throw-a-Thon (Noon-2PM Sat Nov 9, University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus). All are welcome. Please dress to work with clay. Learn more about Brave Heart Volunteers online.
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On Friday, Governor Bill Walker issued a disaster declaration for Sitka, in response to seven landslides on August 18th. In a letter to the legislature, Walker said he would cap relief at $1 million for the moment, but that the incident is ongoing and total recovery costs are unknown. According to Gorman, the cost of emergency response alone is estimated to be over half a million dollars. Individual assistance and family grants are also available, at a cap of $16,450 per household. more
Today (08-31-15), the U.S. State Department will host a GLACIER Conference in Anchorage. Diplomats from 20 countries will discuss challenges facing Arctic communities. Click here for the agenda. To view a live web stream of the President's closing remarks around 5pm, visit https://www.whitehouse.gov/live/ more