The Sitka Fire Department has taken an apparent explosive device under its protection, until military ordnance experts can investigate.
Southeast trollers want a larger share of hatchery-produced chum salmon. Trollers on Wednesday (2-25-15) asked the Board of Fish for more access to this increasingly valuable species.
Sitka’s Mt. Edgecumbe High School has escaped the chopping block -- for now. Lawmakers dropped talk of cuts after hearing it would cost more to educate students in their home districts.
A new Walker-Mallott administration working group is addressing British Columbia's mining boom near its border with Alaska.
After several weeks of waiting and 100+ hours of man power, the Hames Center opened operation of it's new spring floor for gymnastics and silks students.
Many of the players and stakeholders in Southeast Alaska’s salmon and herring fisheries laid out their positions Tuesday morning (2-24-15), as the Alaska Board of Fisheries opened its spring meeting to public testimony.
On Tuesday night, Sitka passed one of the first marijuana ordinances in the state. The ordinance passed on the day that marijuana use became legal in Alaska -- and just hours after the state issued its own emergency regulations.
Tlingit-Haida’s seven-member governing board voted unanimously to define legal marriage without a gender requirement.
As the recreational use of marijuana becomes legal in Alaska today, the changing laws surrounding pot have already created a ripple effect in Sitka. Law enforcement is ironing out the details and businesses are catering to new clientele, with mixed opinions.
At Blatchley Middle School, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders spent last week experimenting with classes off the curricular path. It’s called Discover Your Potential Week.