With the holiday shopping season in full swing, Sitka’s downtown retailers are seeing the usual uptick in sales for this time of year -- but business could be better. Between the downturn in Alaska’s economy, and ever-increasing pressure from online sales, Sitka’s brick-and-mortar stores remain open -- and hopeful.
The Greater Sitka Arts Council presents an evening of music and art on Saturday, June 4th, 7 p.m. at The Loft. Tickets are $10 at Old Harbor Books. The event will feature a conversation with artist Heather Bauscher and music by Julie Schmitts, Ted Howard, Mike and Candy Pierce in a "reunion" of their 1970s' band, Cornsilk. Downloadable audioRead More