Author Archives: Robert Woolsey, KCAW
More so than any particular date on the calendar, natural events mark the seasons in Southeast Alaska. The arrival of herring in the spring, the first hummingbirds, the salmon run, flocks of Canada geese and swans headed south, and finally this lovely sugar-coating of snow called "termination dust."
Dr. Irbert Vega of SEARHC demystifies sexually transmitted infections and treatment options. Alongside Cindy Edwards, he invites all Sitkans to a Doc Talk tonight at the Hames Center at 7pm.
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On October 7th, the citizens of Sitka will have the opportunity to exercise their democratic rights by selecting a new mayor. There are two choices on the ballot this year; the incumbent Mayor Mim McConnell, and myself, Orion Hughes-Knowles. I am extremely excited to be involved in this election, especially against such a worthy opponent.
Hughes-Knowles became interested in running for mayor when he saw an ad in the Daily Sitka Sentinel soliciting candidates for municipal office. in fact, the level of political apathy shocked him. Hughes-Knowles says people like state representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins and assembly member Matt Hunter have helped revive his generation’s attention to local politics. But more are needed.
Taryn White from Mt. Edgecumbe High School joined Coach Natalie Voron and players Natalie Galanin and Elle Gray from Sitka High School to talk about their mid-season progress. … more