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
The Sitka Sentinel celebrated its 75th anniversary last year without much fanfare. As many newspapers in big cities have folded or turned into online only operations, the Sentinel has continued publishing five issues a week. The paper is owned and edited by Thad and Sandy Poulson, journalist who arrived in 1969 and are determined to keep the press running. more
An injured Sitka woman was safely transported to medical care on Monday, after responders located her using a cell phone signal. more