Author: Katherine Rose

SEARHC mails offers to SCH employees

Sitka Community Hospital employees began receiving offer letters from the Southeast Alaska Health Consortium over the weekend, preempting the hospital sale transition that’s set to take place this summer.

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Sitka’s downtown post office closes in contract dispute

Sitkans running errands this morning (Monday 5-13-19) were surprised to find brown paper covering the windows of the downtown branch of the United States Post Office. After over two decades of running the branch, the owner of the substation decided to close down rather than agree to what he believes is a bad contract with the Postal Service.

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Family encounters aggressive bear on Heart Lake Trail

Tensions are running a little high on Sitka’s trails after a bear attacked and killed a dog on Verstovia Trail Saturday (5-4-19). And on Sunday, another interaction with an aggressive bear left a family of four traumatized. But Alaska Wildlife Troopers aren’t sure if it was the same bear.

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