The year 2015 saw the beginnings of major changes to the Alaska Marine Highway, the Tongass National Forest and the possible future of transboundary mines.
Sitka is looking to its residents for answers about how to best raise revenues and decrease spending. With their first report duein 3 weeks, the Citizens’ Task Force has some way to go before reaching consensus.
No one goes hungry in Sitka on Christmas Day. The annual ANB/ANS Community Christmas Dinner takes place at 2 PM December 25 in the ANB Founders Hall.
One of the original tenants at the Gary Paxton Industrial Park in Sitka is offering to buy the property it’s leased for the last 12 years, but the deal is not sitting well with the park’s board.
Since September 1 low-income Alaskans have been able to sign up for Medicaid in Alaska. We checked in with a local health insurance “navigator” to find out if Sitkans were taking advantage of the opportunity.
Mike Romine is a Sitka man with a love of Christmas lights. His home has become an attraction every December with its huge displays, coordinated to musical hits. But this season, as Sitkans work to recover from a deadly natural disaster, the lights hold a special meaning.
On Wednesday night (12-16-15), the Sitka Tribe of Alaska filled two vacant seats on the council at its regular meeting. After hearing verbal testimony from four candidates, the council appointed and swore in Clara Gray and Lesa Way to a two-year term.
A fire burned down a home in Pelican yesterday afternoon (12-16-15). The occupants - two adults and three children - were not home at the time.
The Alaska Marine Highway System is not changing its rules for children traveling solo anytime soon. Rules proposed a year ago have not been implemented.
Three of Sitka’s new business ventures have at least one thing in common – mouthwatering baked treats.