Sitka’s historical museum is preparing to display a new painting. Or, rather, an old painting. It’s about 130 years old, was donated to the museum some time in 1984, and then sat in storage until last year.Read More
Month: July 2010
Two Sitka organizations have teamed up to foster sustainable economic opportunities in the community.
They’ve jointly hired an intern to explore ways entrepreneurs can tap into money and expertise in the changing economy of the Tongass.
A candlelight vigil is planned in Sitka tonight to honor the Coast Guard crew killed in a helicopter crash off the coast of La Push, Washington. There’s no official gathering place, but the City of Sitka and the Sitka Chamber of Commerce are inviting people to light a candle at 11 p.m. tonight from wherever they happen to be at that time. Meanwhile, investigation and salvage efforts continue at the crash site.Read More
Barth Hamberg’s trails are known for their scenic meanderings, natural contours and forward-thinking sustainability.
The Forest Service landscape architect is known throughout Alaska, and he says his work represents a new way of thinking about trail building as a window into the natural world.Read More
Three people from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka died Wednesday (7-7-10) after their helicopter crashed in waters off Washington. A fourth was injured.Read More