The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has announced the state hunting season for Sitka black tailed deer will close on December 31, 2008Read More
Month: December 2008
The Brady Campaign to prevent gun violence is suing to stop a last-second Bush administration change that would allow people to carry concealed, loaded guns in most National parks and wildlife refuges, including the Sitka National Historical Park.Read More
The announcement from the National Geographic Society listing Sitka as one of the world's top historic destinations was not enough to persuade the Sitka assembly to put up $10,000 in matching funds for the Sitka Historic Preservation Commission. Chair Peter Gorman says it took five years for the commission to win the $25,000 grant from the state, which requires a 40% match.Read More
Richard and Nora Marks Dauenhauer have won a 2008 American Book Award for their latest publication "Anóoshi Lingít Aaní Ká: Russians in Tlingit America, The Battles of Sitka 1802 and 1804."
As KCAW’s Robert Woolsey reports, the Dauenhauers, along with their co-editor, the late Lydia Black, have compiled what is likely the most diverse examination to-date of the struggle for control of Southeast Alaska: