Wed Jan 8, 2014
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The Sitka School Board approved spending to begin design on a huge new vocational building. A bar in Wrangell made the decision to go smoke-free. The Sealaska Heritage Institute is offering school scholarships to shareholders and lineal descendants. The Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star stood down from a rescue mission in Antarctica. Carolers gathered in Sitka for a “Russian Christmas” tradition.
Fire Chief Dave Miller talks about taking care of your woodstoves and space heaters. He encourages families to have a safety plan in place in case of a fire.
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The middle school teacher and former charter fisherman wants the city to be more proactive in pursuing revenue opportunities like a full-service marine haul-out, but also be more transparent in it’s day-to-day operations. more