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After an altercation that ended in a stabbing, Yakutat Police detained 46-year-old John L. Stapleton from Kent, Washington on Sunday. Following the on-scene investigation and interviews by state troopers, Stapleton was charged with murder in the second degree the next day.
A Sitka grand jury has indicted two men on charges related to shooting firearms in the direction of a dwelling. Jarred A Davidson was indicted for assault in the third degree and Charles Watson Grogan III was indicted for misconduct involving a firearm.
Sitka’s senior sales tax exemption is back in place, but with a key difference. City officials want to implement a new system for determining eligibility. The city is telling retailers to check the age on a shopper’s Alaska-issued ID before applying the tax. Not everyone is happy with the new policy.
Another season of performances starts this weekend for the Young Performers Theater at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp. Their first show, directed by Zeke Blackwell, will be an interpretation of the E.B. White classic "Charlotte's Web" from Friday, October 19 to Sunday, October 21.
Youth Advocates of Sitka was recently awarded a three-year federal Transitional Living Program (TLP) grant aimed at combating homelessness among Sitka youth by housing them with volunteers. YAS Executive Director Charlie Woodcock spoke on the Morning Interview to ask Sitkans to step forward and open their homes to youth in need.
The New Archangel Dancers are holding auditions to recruit new dancers this fall. The open house is Saturday, October 20th from 7 to 9 p.m. at the New Archangel Studio at 208 Smith Street. "The Big Show" is this Friday, October 12th at 7 p.m. at Harrigan Centennial Hall.