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.
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.
The filing period for municipal elections closed at 5 PM Friday. And three more Sitkans filed for assembly just before the deadline, and there’s also another candidate for mayor.
An effort to restructure the Alaska Marine Highway System begins Aug. 20 at a summit in Anchorage.
A Sitka chef has been chosen to compete in the 2016 Great American Seafood Cook-Off. On Saturday (08-06-16), Collette Nelson will battle chefs from across the country in front of a live TV audience in New Orleans.
The Harry Potter books are having a second wave. Author J.K. Rowling released a new play, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” on Sunday (07-31-16), which inspired literary events all over the country. In Sitka, the local library held a tournament in honor of the book’s #1 sport - Quidditch.
Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski is standing amid beers and balloons, speaking to a group of Sitkans.