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Assembly gives administrator, attorney “satisfactory” reviews

In his first evaluation by the Sitka Assembly, municipal administrator Keith Brady received a satisfactory review. The Assembly also gave city attorney Brian Hanson a satisfactory review, adjusting his salary to $140,000 per his contract.

School district passes budget, still hopes for more funding

The Sitka School District passed a budget for the fiscal year, maintaining three teaching positions, though one is still in jeopardy. The board is hopeful that the aid they need to save that position and keep other services in place will come for the city and state legislature.

Sitka’s rescue team passes accreditation test

After months of extra training, Sitka Mountain Rescue passed the remaining portions of their re-accreditation test this weekend. This means they are once again a fully accredited mountain rescue team and can continue their work.

At final budget meeting, Assembly adds $300,000 to schools

The Sitka Assembly has found a way to balance the budget, finding an additional $300,000 dollars for Sitka schools through a series of cuts and transfers. The surplus could save some teaching positions, but it will be up to the Sitka School Board to decide at their April 17th meeting.

KCAW accepting applications for GM position

Applications for KCAW's full time general manager being sought now, with initial screening May 27th. Click here to learn more. This is a full time, executive position at the station, reporting to a community-elected Board of Directors and supervising a staff of six and 100+ active volunteers.

Troopers intercept 56 grams of heroin in Togiak

Alaska State Troopers intercepted 56 grams of heroin in Togiak on Friday. According to law enforcement, the street value of that amount of heroin in Bristol Bay is at least $56,000. Troopers contacted 32-year-old Patrick...

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