The Celebrity Solstice cruise ship will depart three hours earlier than intended today. Instead of leaving at 7 o’clock tonight, it will leave at 4 o’clock this afternoon. The last shuttle from town departs at 3 o’clock.
State regulators have ordered Shee Atiká, Inc. to extend balloting for its board of directors through Saturday (5-20-17), after ruling that the corporation misrepresented the qualifications of an independent candidate.
The Seventh Annual Yakutat Tern Festival is June 1st through June 4th. The festival's keynote speaker is Julia K. Parrish, a leader in coastal citizen science studying the recent seabird die-offs in the North Pacific.
The Coast Guard Auxiliary focuses on education. They have a ten-seat classroom on the cutter dock in Sitka, and a comprehensive outreach program for schools. To learn more, schedule a vessel check, or join the Auxiliary call Carol at 907-738-5388.