Tag: Andrew Friske

Sitka considers a plastic bag fee to reduce pollution

Sitka has taken the first step towards passing policy to reduce plastics in the environment, joining the ranks of other communities around the state. The ordinance - passed by a 4-2 vote on first reading by the Sitka Assembly Tuesday night (09-11-18) - would require vendors to charge customers 15 cents for every plastic bag and 10 cents for every paper bag. Read More

Sitka landslide lawsuits settled out of court

All individual parties in litigation surrounding a fatal landslide in Sitka in August, 2015, have settled out of court, averting a 6-week trial. The dispute between the developer of the Kramer Avenue neighborhood and the City of Sitka, however, remains in litigation. Read More
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