A Sitka man is facing fifteen felony counts on sex-related crimes.
Sitka has spent almost a half-million dollars since August on emergency cleanup, and is counting on having most of that reimbursed by the state.
The Sitka School Board has a new member. Jennifer McNichol was appointed last night (Monday 9-21-15) to serve a one-year term. McNichol is a doctor with two kids in the district.
The Sitka School Board will have a full deck to draw from, when it selects a new member Monday night (9-21-15).
Today marks the one month anniversary of the August 18th landslide, which claimed the lives of three men in Sitka. Two of them were brothers. Elmer and Ulises Diaz were 26 and 25. And last week (09-08-15), the gym opened it’s doors for friends to play in their honor.
One month after a deadly landslide struck in Sitka, the Sitka Sound Science Center's Geo Task Force is starting the complicated task of learning what happened.
Soon after passing the 2016 budget, the Assembly directed the city to create a citizens' task force. The seven-member group will have six months to take a deep dive into city finances and if successful, emerge with a path forward for Sitka. At least, that’s the plan.
A proposal to change the way judges are chosen in the state is getting some pushback -- from the legal profession. Justice Not Politics opposes giving the governor greater power in selecting judges.
Sitka’s Community Schools program will be under private management starting October 1. The Sitka School Board had hoped for proposals this summer. When none came in, they put the program out to bid.
The U.S. State Department will not propose putting Southeast Alaska’s transboundary mine conflict before the International Joint Commission. That’s the U.S.-Canada panel that addresses cross-border water issues.