The Sitka Assembly will vote on whether to increase moorage fees at Sitka harbors. Former Haines Representative Bill Thomas has filed a letter of intent to run for state office in 2014. Democratic candidate Byron Mallot visited Sitka last week. There’s a new bear cub at the Fortress of the Bear.
Mon Dec 23, 2013
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