Governor Bill Walker will unveil his FY17 budget tomorrow (12-09-15). And the backdrop isn’t pretty. To simulate the $3.1 billion gap between revenue and spending, state budget director Pat Pitney brought her talking points - and a wooden scale - to Sitka on Thursday (12-03-15).
The Sitka Electric Department is concerned about more power failures, due to aging transformers at the Marine Street substation. The Sitka Assembly also voted this week to give regulatory power to the citizen-led Marijuana Advisory Committee.