At their regular meeting Tuesday night (04-12-16), the Assembly reviewed policies that would change how the city administrator carries out official business.
Sitka held its Blessing of the Fleet last Sunday (4-10-16). The blessing came days after a local kayaker, Jesse Mills, went missing and the Coast Guard called off the search.
Sitka science teacher Rebecca Himschoot secured a spot on the State Board of Education & Early Development, when a joint session of the legislature confirmed her appointment Friday (4-15-16).
During its regular meeting on Tuesday night (4-12-16), the Assembly expanded a cell phone ban to include delivery drivers, cab drivers, emergency personnel, and other specialized drivers.
At their Tuesday night meeting (4-7-16), the Assembly unanimously approved, on first reading, a resolution that would require marijuana businesses to obtain conditional use permits (CPUs) before setting up shop.
The Southeast Alaska king salmon quota for 2016 is out and it’s already looking better than last year.
On Saturday (4-09-16), city staff, friends, and family of William Stortz installed a brass memorial plaque at Sitka Public Library in his memory. The plaque rests on a stone with a story behind it.
During its regular meeting on Tuesday night (04-12-16), the Assembly voted to request the state sell some of its land parcels in Sitka.
Bear activity around Sitka has picked up recently. And wildlife managers want to remind people to be safe around their homes and on their hikes.
At their meeting last night, the Sitka Assembly broadened the city’s commitment to landslide risk assessment.