Two months after a financial crisis forced it to request an emergency loan, Sitka Community Hospital has a new CEO, about a million dollars on hand and no plans to ask for more money from the city.
New legislation will propose a system of encouraging and supporting Native language charter schools in Alaska.
Authorities in Dutch Harbor have confirmed that the body found on Pyramid Peak Monday (2-9-15) is that of a 33-year old Sitka woman, Jessica Acker.
Last Thursday (2-5-15), staff of the Kettleson Memorial Library transformed the Stratton location into the Hogwarts castle, complete with floating candlesticks, owls, and of course, a competition for the House Cup. The publisher Bloomsbury Children's Books declared February 5th the first "Harry Potter Book Night," an annual event to celebrate the series.
This past weekend (Feb. 5, 2015 - Feb. 7, 2015 ), the sounds of brass instruments and scat vocals filled the hallways and concert venues of Sitka.
For the second day in a row, Sitkans went without power in mid-afternoon. This time it was a tree, however, and not gremlins.
Sitka High’s student body is hoping to create a better environment in the school, and they’ve taken their plans to the school board, with a pair of proposals that would confront sexual violence and discrimination head-on.
A Sitka man is being sent back to prison for over a year, for violating the conditions of his parole. Another Sitkan is facing charges for allegedly importing 10 pounds of marijuana into the community.
Sitka lost power for a little under an hour Wednesday afternoon when a relay tripped at the Jarvis St. diesel substation. Utility director Chris Brewton says this won't be the last outage of this kind.
The Sitka Assembly and the Sitka Tribal Council met Friday. The twice-a-year dinner is billed as a chance for the city’s two governments to speak freely -- and Friday night’s meeting featured some frank talk.