The new executive director of the Sitka Maritime Heritage Society, Carole Gibb, speaks about summer rehabilitation plans for the Japonski Island boat house, a Fourth of July fundraiser and upcoming free classes on historic window and door restoration.
The Morning Interview
Sitka Maritime Heritage Society
The Sitka Sentinel celebrated its 75th anniversary last year without much fanfare. As many newspapers in big cities have folded or turned into online only operations, the Sentinel has continued publishing five issues a week. The paper is owned and edited by Thad and Sandy Poulson, journalist who arrived in 1969 and are determined to keep the press running. more
An injured Sitka woman was safely transported to medical care on Monday, after responders located her using a cell phone signal. more