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.
Cass Pook and Ed Gray have filed to run for the Sitka School Board. Matt Hunter will run for a second term on the Sitka Assembly. The candidate filing deadline is Friday, August 7.
There’s a new bird in town, and she’s a little shy. After a long career in education, she doesn’t have a lot of patience for the classroom. But for the right student, she still has plenty to teach. These days, she’s settling into a comfortable retirement, just off Sawmill Creek Road-- at the Alaska Raptor Center.
A Sitka grand jury has indicted three people for tampering with physical evidence related to a police investigation into heroin trafficking.
Federal officials want cruise ships, tour boats and kayaks to stay far away from harbor seals in Alaska’s glacial fjords.