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Mt. Edgecumbe wrestlers Brittany Woods-Orrison (Jr-Rampart), Jason Young (Sr-Soldotna), Deirdre Creed (Sr-Kotzebue), and Miranda Johnson (Jr-Pilot Station) discuss their prospects for this weekend’s Region V Wrestling Tournament (Fri Dec 6 – Sat Dec 7, BJ McGillis Gym). With head coach Mike Kimber. See the full schedule here. Mt. Edgecumbe will compete for its third-straight regional crown.
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Doug Osborne, Director of Health Promotion at Sitka Community Hospital, describes his plans for Marijuana Town Hall II (6:30 - 8 PM Mon Mar 30, Harrigan Centennial Hall). Osborne hopes the meeting/discussion helps clear up misinformation about the use of marijuana, and serves as a vehicle for "reasonable conversation" about the newly-legalized drug. Downloadable audio. more
Sitka was one of 170 communities that took to the streets today for the Choose Respect March, a statewide effort to end domestic violence and sexual assault. In a 2012 victimization survey conducted in Sitka, 47% of adult women reported experiencing intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both. more