The U.S. House of Representatives is debating an article of impeachment against President Trump following the violence at the U.S. Capitol. The article charges Trump with incitement of insurrection. Watch the debate and vote live.Read More
Many Sitkans returned to work the day after Christmas, except for civilian federal employees, who remain on indefinite furlough following last weekend’s government shutdown. The US Forest Service and National Park Service will both be largely unstaffed during the shutdown. The Post Office and uniformed members of the Coast Guard will function as usual.
A bill transferring 19 acres of federal land on Japonski Island in Sitka to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium has passed the US House of Representatives, and is on its way to the White House for the President’s signature.