Alcohol awareness month and teen drinking
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Patrick Williams of Sitka Community Hospital’s Injury Prevention Program discusses June as Alcohol Awareness Month and the health impacts of teen drinking. According to the 2014 County Health Rankings, Sitka is six percentage points above the state average for excessive drinking. Williams wants to “increase awareness then focus on ways to fix it.”
This Saturday (07-30-16), Braveheart Volunteers is hosting an event at the Pioneer Home that invites "sourdoughs" - elders and pioneers - to tell stories while eating sourdough pancakes. more
The Sitka Assembly is making a bid to increase property taxes in by two mills, raising the cap from six mills to eight. At their regular meeting last night (07-26-16), the group settled on that figure in response to $2.5 … more