The violence that erupted this weekend during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville rippled across the countr. Activists held candlelight vigils. One took place in Sitka Monday night (08-14-17).
A crowd of nearly 100 Sitkans gathered in Totem Square last night (06-13-16), to honor the 49 victims of Sunday's (06-12-16) shooting at Pulse, an Orlando nightclub. The group gathered beneath a blue sky in a big circle and, holding strips of orange paper, took turns reading the forty nine name aloud.
Sitka’s Blue Lake hydro expansion project has gotten a public relations makeover from a local filmmaker. Hannah Guggenheim recently released a four-and-a-half minute documentary about the project called “Energy Independence for our Future.” The film is narrated by former city administrator John Stein. Reserve a seat on the next public tour on May 19.Read More
by Robert Woolsey, KCAW | May 9, 2012 | Local News
A Sitka filmmaker wants to create “Alaska’s largest viral video launch” on Wednesday, May 9. Hannah Guggenheim produced a widely-viewed film about the Sheldon Jackson campus last year, after college trustees handed over the keys of the historic landmark to the Sitka Fine Arts Camp. Now, Guggenheim’s made another film, and she’s going to plug into Sitka’s social networks to distribute it.