USCG Auxiliary offers Sitkans a chance to try their own lifejackets

The Coast Guard Auxilary in Sitka is holding a couple of safety events: A life jacket practice session at the Blatchley Pool, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, when residents are invited to try out their personal flotation gear (participants are welcome to wear clothing in the pool, but it must be clean); and free courtesy exams for trailered recreational and charter boats noon - 4 p.m. April 21, in the Sitka High parking lot. Read More