The Sitka Assembly voted this week to dissolve and restructure the board of the city-owned Sitka Community Hospital, in the aftermath of the hospital’s financial crisis this winter.
Sitka will try, again, to find an alternative to the existing Convention and Visitors Bureau. The Sitka Assembly on Tuesday directed the city to reach out to local contractors who might take over the CVB's work.
The New Old Time Chautauqua ended its Southeast Alaska tour in Sitka on Monday (7-13-15) with a performance at the Russian Orthodox Cemetery
Sitka’s Blue Lake hydro project reached another milestone this weekend, as water began spilling over the lip of the Blue Lake Dam.
Although Alaska’s Gold Rush never really paid off in the Sitka area, that didn’t stop people from trying. On neighboring Chichagof Island, thousands of prospectors are thought to have combed the valleys and mountain sides looking for gold in the late 1800s.
Sitka's industrial park board has more faith in seafood than in bulkwater at the moment. At its last meeting (6-25-15) the board opened negotiations to provide Silver Bay Seafoods with more land.
Southeast commercial trollers will soon take a break from the king salmon harvest, but the final target this year remains anyone’s guess.
When all is said and done, Alaska’s budget for the coming year is a “fair deal.” That’s the verdict from State Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins . KCAW spoke with the lawmaker, who is eager for action on Medicaid expansion and “wonking out,” on a proposed natural gas pipeline.
Locally harvested produce, artisan crafts, and live entertainment can all be found in one place this summer: the Sitka Farmers Market.
Can a man be a victim of his own crime? Sitka Fine Arts Camp writing teacher Amy Butcher's debut memoir unpacks the trauma of homicide -- when a good friend is the perpetrator.