Sen. Burt Stedman discusses how he passed legislation important for the completion of the Blue Lake Dam in the final hour of the legislative session. The Togiak Sac Roe herring fishery will likely surpass the size of Sitka’s harvest. A burst water pipe likely caused the Skagway ferry dock to sink last month.
Thurs May 8, 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