by Robert Woolsey, KCAW | Sep 12, 2018 | Local News
One-term school board incumbent Eric Van Cise and challenger Amy Morrison answered questions on district finances, policy, and how best to prepare Sitka’s students to enter the workforce, during a Chamber of Commerce forum this week (9-12-18). The pair will be joined by the third candidate, 18-year incumbent Cass Pook, 6:30 - 8 p.m. Thursday, September 13 on Raven Radio in a live listener call-in.Read More
Sitkan Jerry Dzugan was a college student in Chicago in 1968, and witnessed firsthand the riots in the streets during the Democratic National Convention in late August. A bystander, he was nevertheless beaten and arrested during widespread efforts by Chicago police to clear the streets and restore order. Now 70 years old, Dzugan believes it’s important to share the powerful lesson he learned that day.
When the Sitka Assembly meets tonight (09-11-18), they’ll consider purchasing a bond from the Alaska Municipal Bond Bank to fund renovations of critical infrastructure. Moorage rates may also be raised tonight by 6% across all Sitka Harbors.