Sitka students had a rare opportunity this week to paint a totem pole that will be on display in Sitka National Historical Park.
A co-ed effort clinched first place for the Sitka Wolves at the Region V Swim Championships over the weekend (10-30-15). The combined team score was 264.50. Second went to Juneau Douglas with 255.
Sitka police are defending their actions in the arrest of an 18-year-old man last year, who was tasered multiple times in his jail cell. A video of the incident has gone viral.
Emergency responders rescued a 16-year-old girl Friday night, after she badly injured her leg while hiking on Kruzof Island, about 10 miles northwest of Sitka.
Alaska Marine Highway officials have identified several ways to increase ferry service to Sitka next summer. It’s in response to community concerns about the fast ferry Fairweather being indefinitely tied up.
Adam Davis of the Organized Village of Kake leads a group of energy experts into the forest around his home community of Kake to explore micro-hydroelectic opportunities. (Photo courtesy of Sustainable Southeast Partnership.)
Representatives from communities in Southeast met up … more
Though not a single drop of raw water has been exported, the Sitka Assembly is offering Alaska Bulk Water Incorporated another chance to deliver on their promises. At the company’s request, the Sitka Assembly on Tuesday (10-27-15) agreed to extend their contract for the sixth time.
Tuesday night (10-27-15), the Sitka Assembly approved a contract with Alaska Pacific Environmental Services to continue collecting Sitka’s garbage. The agreement does come with one important caveat: In their bid, Alaska Pacific said customer rates must increase by 21.3%.
Sitka Police have caught the culprits behind a series of vandalisms in a 200-year-old cemetery. The police acted on a handful of tips from citizens. Lance Ewers, the Sitka Police Lieutenant, described the culprits as a small group of juveniles between the ages of 10 and 12.
Teachers examine artificial moon and mars soil at the Alaska Math and Science Conference, held at Sitka High School. (Brielle Schaeffer/KCAW photo)
Hundreds of teachers from across the state convened in Sitka last weekend (10-24-15) for the Alaska Math and … more