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Hal Spackman and Haley Chambers, with the Sitka Historical Society, and Rebecca Poulson, with the Sitka Maritime Heritage Society, talk about about a joint presentation on the 50th anniversary of the Great Alaska Earthquake, 6:30 Thursday March 27 in Harrigan Centennial Hall.
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Great quake to be commemorated in Sitka event
Author and former hospice nurse Cathy Cuenin has personal experience living with cancer and transplant. She's developed a tool for helping people manage overwhelming situations. She's giving a workshop today (8-27-14) at Brave Heart Volunteers (Noon, Pioneer Home Manager's House, lunch provided. Suggested donation $45, scholarships available). more
The Sitka School Board will consider asking the state legislature for almost $2-million in the coming year, in order to help the district meet newly-adopted standards. The board convened in its first regular session of the new school year Monday night (8-25-14). Meeting state education standards is the first of several costly priorities in Sitka’s schools this year. Also a possibility: A $1.5-million upgrade of Vilandre Field. more