John Welsh is a product of the West. Born in Wyoming, he moved Alaska to work in education. Along with his wife and three kids, he’s lived in Sitka for the past five years as a driver for Sitka Cab. And this year, he’s putting his name forth as a write-in candidate for the Sitka Assembly.
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. Acclaimed 12 piece Seattle funk band Eldridge Gravy and the Court Supreme will provide the tunes.
Garry White, the executive director of the Sitka Economic Development Association, discusses this Thursday's (10-01-15) Seafood Innovation Summit. The round-table discussion on innovative processes in the seafood industry will be held 6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 1, at the Sheet’ka Kwaán Naa Kahídi. Downloadable audio.
This commercial fisherman, tannery owner, and self-described “parent activist” believes that it’s time for a dissenting opinion on the Sitka School Board.
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Kimi Eisele is an artist, writer, and choreographer from Tuscon, Arizona. Eisele will be in Sitka for two months as a resident with the Island Institute, studying the significance of the yellow cedar tree and teaching compositional improvisation and shadow puppetry. Downloadable audio.
Public education is under attack. The legislature continues to cut funding, while passing unfunded mandates, putting schools in a financially difficult position.
Some priority focuses of mine are dealing with our students and our children who are struggling academically. We have children for whom it might be a single topic, or a subject -- or a multitude of things -- but school is not coming easy for them.
Sitka Health Summit partners discuss the recently-completed MAPP (Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships) Community Health Assessment.
Your next city assembly must face the fiscal challenges headon. As one of your assembly members, I will make each decision with the future health of our community foremost in my mind.