Sitka’s municipal elections are still three months away, but candidates are already deciding whether to run -- or not.
Sitka’s Fourth of July celebration is right around the corner, with some of the same festivities from years past -- and a few surprises.
Southeast Alaska salmon trollers will open their season on schedule this Wednesday -- but under protest. The state says this year’s quota for Alaska fishermen under the Pacific Salmon treaty is too low.
Harbor Mountain Road in Sitka is open again after a long closure. Starting Friday, 6-26-15, vehicles and pedestrians will have full access to the recreation area and trailhead at the top of the mountain.
The Sitka School Board endorsed the hiring of co-assistant superintendents, raised fees at the Blatchley Pool, and accepted the resignation of ailing member Tom Conley.
Sitka Search and Rescue responded to yet another call this week -- the fourth in four days. Family members reported two campers who didn’t return on time. The couple were found unhurt, but as KCAW’s Vanessa Walker reports, the summer search and rescue season is officially underway.
The Sitka Assembly on Tuesday night postponed action on a proposal to repeal the senior citizen sales tax exemption. The measure would replace the exemption with a rebate program for low-income seniors.