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Sitka High Mock Trial participants Will Pate (soph), Daliya Tazeyeva (sr), Salma Zakiyah (sr), Melea Roman (jr), and Laura Zelhuber (jr) discuss their second-place performance at the statewide Mock Trial competition in Anchorage last week. See a picture of the team here.
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SHS Mock Trial takes second at state
Sitka’s electric rates are going up, but not as much as they might have. The Sitka Assembly on Monday chose the smaller of two potential rate hikes, by a vote of 4 to 3. A household using about 1000 kilowatt-hours of electricity each month will see their electric bill go up by about $8 a month. more
Sitka fifth-graders turned out to watch a trio of captive brown bears destroy a small tent that had been “baited” with fried chicken. The larger lesson: Let's avoid having captive brown bears in the future. more