This year's 2016 Sitka Love Notes project is back and bigger than ever, with more hosts reading your confessions of love, friendship, and plain ol' appreciation. There's three ways to participate.
The annual meeting of the Sitka Maritime Heritage Society will he held at 7 PM Wed Feb 24 in the ANB Founders Hall (doors open at 6). This year's meeting will feature the maritime heritage of Katlian Street. Board members Rebecca Poulson and Brinnen Carter explain why. Learn more at sitkamaritime.org.
Allen Pope is a visiting glaciologist from Boulder, Colorado. He'll be giving two public programs on glaciers. Downloadable audio.
The renovated and enlarged Sitka Public Library is now open for business, with thousands of books having been moved back from temporary quarters on the Sheldon Jackson campus.
The past three weeks have been turbulent at Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka. ANSEP has proposed turning the 70-year-old boarding school into an accelerated high school. Now, Edgecumbe students and teachers, are asking questions about ANSEP’s motivations - and whether the plan would even work.
Commissioner Mike Hanley’s departure comes at a critical time for Mt. Edgecumbe High School, the state run boarding school in Sitka.
It’s often called the most important meal of the day but sometimes kids don’t get the chance to eat breakfast before heading to class. Sitka School District wanted to change that this year and started offering breakfast for all students.
The Forest Service is planning to shift its focus from old-growth to young-growth timber harvests in the Tongass National Forest. The transition to young growth got its start early in the Obama administration, and there could be at least three more presidents before it becomes a full reality.
The Sitka School Board Tuesday night (2-2-16) directed the superintendent to draft a letter in opposition to a proposal from the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program to take over Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka.
A helicopter from Air Station Sitka rescued six people who had become stranded at White Sulfur Hot Springs, on Chichagof Island, on Tuesday (2-2-16).