Fire and ice
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It was a weekend of freezing temperatures, but sunny skies, and the weather brought crowds out to Sitka’s Swan Lake. The Fire Department reported on Friday (2-7-14) that the ice on the lake was three to five inches thick. (KCAW photo/Rachel Waldholz)
Tomorrow (08-05-15), Sitka Conservation Society will screen a 42-minute documentary about climate change called "Do the Math." As intern Matt Simon explains, the film crunches the numbers that measure climate change and documents challenges by activists to the fossil fuel industry. Downloadable audio. more
A fire on Saturday night (8-3-15) destroyed a Sitka trailer home, but all three occupants escaped unhurt. The blaze was apparently sparked by fireworks. more