The Alaska Law Enforcement Training (ALET) Academy graduated 27 students Friday afternoon (6-8-18), after what — for most of the cadets — must have been a long 15 weeks: Up 5 days-a-week at 5 a.m. for 90-minutes of physical training (including long runs through Sitka), then coursework on subjects running the gamut of law enforcement: criminal justice, investigations, traffic violations, communications, defensive tactics, and use of firearms.
Board members of both the Sitka Economic Development Association and the Gary Paxton Industrial Park gathered with the public Thursday afternoon (5-31-18) to cut the ribbon on the park’s latest facility, a huge floating dock.
Sitkans Against Family Violence hosted its 10th Annual “Girls on the Run 5K” this Saturday, gathering at Harrigan Centennial Hall to prep the “rockstar” runners with face paint, hair spray, and bangles.
Tom Bennett, curator at the Alaska Heritage Museum in Anchorage, traveled to Sitka for three days to teach volunteers how to properly build mounts for various exhibits in the new Sitka History Museum. (Photo/KCAW/Katherine Rose)