Sitka will soon have its own community endowment. The Greater Sitka Legacy Fund, a newly formed nonprofit in town, has been chosen as an affiliate of the Alaska Community Foundation to support philanthropy in the area.Read More
Month: January 2013
Improvements to downtown Sitka have been discussed before, usually in the context of cruise ship tourism. But cruise tourism has been on a ten-year decline in Sitka, and the conversation about downtown revitalization this time may have more to do with community than commerce. Retailer Melissa Danville and landscape architect Monique Anderson are both involved in Revitalize Sitka.
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During a school board work session Wednesday night on the subject of school safety, officials said it would be a good idea to have an outside audit on how the district’s five school buildings can be even safer.Read More