Tag Archives: Center for Community

Assembly uses cuts, savings to close budget gap

7569786950_d487c36075_zTimes are tight in Sitka, but the Assembly has managed to balance the budget. How? Through combination of cuts, rate hikes, and money in reserve that may not be around next year.

Sipe: Coordinated transit plan open for public comment

Photo-of-RIDE-buses-10th-Anniversary-1024x611Connie Sipe, the Executive Director of the Center for Community, is part of the effort to draft Sitka's coordinated transit plan, which is open for public comment through Monday, June 15. Downloadable audio.

The Ride faces major shortfall

Unless the city steps in, The Ride may have to cut hours or even a full bus line, the Assembly was told.  (KCAW photo/Rachel Waldholz)The Sitka Assembly was told on Tuesday that without city support, the system will likely have to cut hours -- or even a full bus line.

Care-A-Van rolls on HPR, driver injured

The Care-A-Van had no passengers at the time of the accident. (Center for Community photo)A Sitka man is recovering after the bus he was driving rolled into a ditch on Halibut Point Road Thursday afternoon (8-28-14). Tom Conley was driving the Southeast Senior Services’ Care-A-Van outbound along the 3300 block of HPR when he swerved to avoid construction personnel and put the van in the ditch just past Sollar’s Trailer Court at about 12:30 PM. There were no passengers in the van at the time.

Author in Sitka to promote disability awareness

kathie snow 125March is national developmental disability awareness month. To support the cause, Kathie Snow, author of Disability is Natural, will be giving a talk in Sitka on Tues., Mar. 5.