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
In case you missed all the commotion outside of Pacific High School Thursday at lunchtime (8-28-14), it was the Sitka School Board doing its part for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Unlike the Assembly and its fire truck, the School Board opted for ordinary 5-gallon buckets filled with icy water, served up by some Pacific High staff and students. more
Sitkans who saw a truck hauling one of the city’s large, green recycling bins up Jarvis Street to the waste transfer station earlier this summer were not imagining things. The contractor responsible for managing Sitka’s recycling dumped a total of three loads of mixed paper after discovering they had been contaminated by food waste. more