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Sitka AC backs Roadless resolution, AFN ‘climate emergency’

Sitka’s local Fish & Game Advisory Committee adopted a pair of resolutions at its last regular meeting (11-13-19) -- on climate change and the Roadless Rule. Both votes were a departure from the AC's routine business, and came at the urging of Sitka students.

A first, Gov. Dunleavy attends Sitka Trooper graduation

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Friday (11-15-19) attended graduation ceremonies of the Alaska Law Enforcement Training Academy in Sitka. It was the first time any state governor in recent memory had attended the academy’s graduation ceremonies.

Sitka’s Great American Smokeout features (cold) turkey giveaway

Loyd Platson and Amanda Roberts organized today's (November 21) Great American Smokeout schedule in Sitka. Events include 1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. picking up butts around Blatchley Middle School; 3 p.m. at AC Lakeside there will be a contest to guess how many butts were picked up, with the winner to receive a cold turkey.

Taking an Art Walk on the wild side

Based her most recent trip to the West Chichagof-Yakobi Wilderness, photographer Lione Clare started a new project -- superimposing haikus on photos from the expedition.