One-term school board incumbent Eric Van Cise and challenger Amy Morrison answered questions on district finances, policy, and how best to prepare Sitka’s students to enter the workforce, during a Chamber of Commerce forum this week (9-12-18). The pair will be joined by the third candidate, 18-year incumbent Cass Pook, 6:30 - 8 p.m. Thursday, September 13 on Raven Radio in a live listener call-in.
Sitkan Jerry Dzugan was a college student in Chicago in 1968, and witnessed firsthand the riots in the streets during the Democratic National Convention in late August. A bystander, he was nevertheless beaten and arrested during widespread efforts by Chicago police to clear the streets and restore order. Now 70 years old, Dzugan believes it’s important to share the powerful lesson he learned that day.
As a city Assembly member, I've stood by what I promised to everyone who elected me two years ago. I've said "no" to all rate increases. I'll continue to do so as mayor. I've done the best that I can to represent everyone and I'll continue to do so after I'm elected mayor.
A new campaign to reduce CO2 kicks off in Sitka today: "Stop Idling, Start $aving." Citizens are encouraged to take an idle-free pledge in Sitka, turning off their vehicle to save money, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and improve air quality.
Dave Nicholls, with the Sitka Electric Vehicles Owners, outlines plans for an Open House this 1-3 p.mp Saturday, September 15, at Harrigan Centennial Hall. Owners will answer common questions about EV's such as range, operating costs, and where to buy one. Test drives will be available.
In many parts of Alaska it’s not uncommon to see a black bear lumbering through a neighborhood, especially in the summer or fall. The animals are crafty at getting into trash if it’s not secured. But this season, it seems like...