Sitka’s made it over the hump of what was originally predicted to be the busiest cruise season in the town’s history. And while there’s still over a month to go, city officials are already exploring changes for next year. At the top of the list: Sitka’s busiest intersection may be getting a makeover.
With just two months until the first cruise ships arrive, the Sitka Assembly finally has a plan to see the city through its biggest tourist boom in years. And that plan includes closing one of Sitka’s main thoroughfares on days with high cruise traffic.Read More
Sitka has a downtown bear. Residents around Swan Lake have recently called in numerous reports of a brown bear getting into trash cans, raiding chicken coops -- and even swimming in the lake.
Due to ongoing construction on Lake Street, the lineup for Wednesday’s (10-18-17) Alaska Day parade has changed. The Sitka Police Department has instructed marchers to line up along Oja Way and Monastery Street, down to Lincoln Street.