The Coast Guard Unit You May Not Know About on: The Speaking Tube
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The Marine Safety Unit is the only Coast Guard unit not located on Japonski Island. Just a few Coast Guard men and women call this unit home, and we get to know one of them. Listen to Speaking Tube with guest host Jen Everly. Marine Science Technician, 1st Class as she plays us her favorite songs.
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.
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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