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Assembly looks to sell city-owned Marine Services Center

The Sitka Assembly is looking to sell the city-owned Marine Services Center. When the assembly met on Tuesday (2-11-20), it voted to draft a Request for Proposal, but even those who voted on the process weren’t married to the idea of off-loading the facility.

New tiny house code inches forward, with changes

The Sitka Assembly wants to make room for tiny houses in city code, but the process to create regulations around them is moving at a snail shell’s pace. At a meeting on Tuesday (2-11-20) the group passed an amended version of new rules and regulations for tiny houses, but now the code has to come back to the assembly two more times.

Without ferries, island businesses wonder who will carry that freight

The breakdown of the Alaska Marine Highway system has left many towns struggling to bring in building supplies, groceries, and other goods. But for some businesses, the challenge of getting freight out of town is just as urgent -- and without ferries, they’re taking a hit.

Counselors offer resources for S.A.D. sufferers

Annette Becker of Raven's Way, and Sitka Counseling's Amy Zanuzoski and Marita Bailey joined KCAW's Erin Fulton in the studio to discuss resources for managing "Seasonal Affective Disorder," a type of depression brought on by the dark winter months.





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