As the city continues to cope with the aftermath of last week’s landslides, Sitka's emergency responders had one key message on Thursday: take care of yourself, and make sure to ask for help if you need it.
City crews continued to focus Thursday on removing debris from the Kramer Avenue landslide site, working on a cleanup that officials estimate could take a month or more.
The Sitka School Board formally accepted the resignation of president Lon Garrison Wednesday evening (8-26-15), starting a 30-day clock in which they must name a replacement.
The saga of Sitka’s Convention and Visitors Bureau continued Tuesday night, as the assembly moved one step closer to fully dissolving the bureau and hiring an outside contractor to do its work -- likely the Sitka Chamber of Commerce.
The Sitka Assembly received an update on last week’s diesel spill at the city’s Jarvis Street Power Plant.
Among all the expertise imported by Sitka to aid in the recovery operation at the Kramer Avenue slide, one man finds this disaster hits very close to home.
Search crews have recovered the final victim of the August 18 Sitka landslide. The body of 62-year-old William Stortz was found Tuesday afternoon (8-25-15) at about 4:15.
An unexpected break in the weather allowed searchers to resume their work on the Kramer Avenue landslide in Sitka on Monday (8-24-15).
Sitka Convention and Visitors Bureau director Tonia Rioux withdrew her name from the race Friday. She says a combination of events in the last week means she needs to focus on her family.
A man died in Sitka over the weekend, after attempting to swim across Sitka Channel. According to a friend he had been in the water for at least 30 minutes before help was summoned.