Author Archives: Rachel Waldholz, KCAW
The Sitka Assembly has tentatively approved a heat pump rebate program. Utility Director Chris Brewton said the program is a win-win: the city will increase electricity sales, while residents can lower home-heating costs.
Police believe they've taken a step toward curbing Sitka’s drug trade. In a press release Friday, the department announced the arrest of a 36-year-old Sitka man on suspicion of dealing methamphetamine.
A Sitka man has been arrested in connection with the recent string of home burglaries, but police caution that the investigation isn’t over yet, and say they’re still pursuing other suspects.
Connie Sipe discusses the Greater Sitka Legacy Fund, a general community fund dedicated to the needs of Sitka and its surrounding area.
Callers reported possible burglaries on Observatory Street, Kincaid Street, Edgecumbe Drive and Halibut Point Road. That brings the total number of burglaries reported this week to ten.