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Insurance enrollment deadline on Mar 31, resources available in Sitka. Assembly wrap: Wegner introduces Robin Taylor as new assistant school superintendent, DNR announces state land sale in Nakwasina Sound. Conservative amendment to allow public funding of religious schools fails to reach senate floor. American Indian Veterans Memorial planned for Washington DC.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
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. Downloadable audio. more
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