37-year-old Pierre Pagtakhan was sentenced last week in Sitka Superior Court to 5 years, with 2 suspended, for attempted trafficking in meth. In an unrelated matter, 57-year-old James R. Land will serve 2 years for theft.
Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott says the state will share its knowledge and ask for input on Canadian mines near rivers that flow into Alaska.
What has sunshine, music, tartan plaid, and a lot of guys and gals tossing heavy objects about? Sitka's 6th Annual Seafood Festival.
It’s now a five-way race for Sitka School Board. Two seats are open in this October's municipal election. Incumbent Jennifer Robinson faces challenges from three newcomers.
With 15 months to go until the 2016 presidential election, campaigns are revving up. And a young Sitkan is fired up about one of the oldest candidates in the race.
A non-profit is hoping to steer Alaskans toward more unity in their relationship to fish. The Salmon Project wants us to look past conflict toward common ground.
More candidates have filed for Sitka's municipal election. Voters will choose from nine candidates to fill two seats on the assembly and two on the school board.
State government will formally involve tribal groups in its transboundary mining work. Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott made that commitment Wednesday while meeting in Juneau with Southeast Native leaders.
A fire on Saturday night (8-3-15) destroyed a Sitka trailer home, but all three occupants escaped unhurt. The blaze was apparently sparked by fireworks.
Sitka School Board President Lon Garrison is stepping down, after eight years on the board and five as its head. He’ll be moving to Juneau to take a position with the Association of Alaska School Boards.