CoastAlaska reporters in Juneau and Sitka reached out to artists and organizations to learn more about the economic impact of the Arts Council, its contribution to arts education, and its capacity for cultivating and launching careers.
For the next few months carvers will be working at Sitka National Historical Park -- but not on one of the park’s famous totem poles. As part of the National park Service’s centennial, the Sealaska Heritage Institute has commissioned a traditional canoe. The sponsors hope the project allows visitors to look into the past, while the carvers perpetuate this craft into the future.
by Robert Woolsey, KCAW | Dec 18, 2013 | Local News
Two Sitka hunters sustained serious injuries Tuesday evening (12-17-13), after their boat struck a cliff in Kakul Narrows, about 25 miles north of town. 34-year old Nick Galanin is being treated for spinal fractures at SEARHC's Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka. 37-year old Mitch McGraw was medevacked to Seattle.