The Sitka Electric Department has discovered corrosion in the three new blue lake turbines.
In part 1 of a 5-part series looking back on the Sitka landslide, National Weather Service meteorologist Joel Curtis returns to the scene of “one of the major events” of his professional life.
Southeast Alaska's four House and two Senate districts have no primary contests this year. Two have no contests at all.
Governor Bill Walker earlier this year empowered the Southeast Conference to look for solutions to the Alaska Marine Highway’s ongoing problems. Robert Venables explains how.
Fire Chief Dave Miller was appointed Acting Police Chief today (08-11-16) by municipal administrator Mark Gorman. Sitka’s Police Chief Sheldon Schmitt will be out on extended family medical leave until further notice.
On Tuesday night (08-10-16), the Sitka Assembly (08-10-16) approved placing a question on the October 4th ballot to raise the property tax cap from 6 mills to 8 mills. They also adjusted a loan payment plan for Baranof Island Brewing Company.
The Sitka Fine Arts Camp, along with the Sitka Sound Science Center and the Island Institute, hosted the first ever Arts & Science Festival, straddling the right/left brain divide.
Twelve individuals have applied to be Sitka’s next city attorney. During a special meeting last night (08-10-16), the Assembly voted on their top picks for follow-up interviews.
A portion of Jeff Davis Street - from Sawmill Creek Road to John Brady Drive - will be closed to through traffic starting tomorrow (08-10-16) until further notice.
The Sitka Assembly will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. tonight (08-09-16) to take next steps for hiring a municipal attorney. They will also revisit an ordinance that would ask voters if they want to raise property taxes by 2 mills.