Students from Mt. Edgecumbe and Sitka High Schools joined community members, Sitka’s domestic violence task force, and a contingent of State Troopers, among others, as they marched through downtown on Thursday (3-27-14), as part of the 5th annual “Choose Respect” rally to raise awareness of domestic violence. The Sitka rally was organized by Sitkans Against Family Violence. It was one of 150 demonstrations scheduled to take place around the state, as part of Gov. Sean Parnell’s “Choose Respect” campaign to prevent sexual assault and domestic violence in Alaska.
March for R-E-S-P-E-C-T
The Sitka Assembly voted Tuesday night to make it easier for residents to sell produce they’ve grown at home. The change is part of an effort to make locally grown food more easily accessible. more
Players Taryn White, Renatta Olson, and Kathy Holly were joined by their coach Michael Mahoney to talk about their path to victory. . more