Tag: Robin Sherman

Sitka’s housing crunch hits tribal citizens hardest, study says

Tribal citizens in Sitka are being squeezed out of Sitka’s housing market, and some are leaving town, according to a new study commissioned by Baranof Island Housing Authority, with support from Sitka Tribe of Alaska. Now, they are hoping the data – and community input –  will guide them towards solutions.  Read More

Sitka’s pandemic response: A lesson in getting it (more) right

While Sitka -- like many places -- is struggling right now with the delta variant and an unexpected surge in coronavirus infections, over most of the last year it got the pandemic right: low infection rate, high support for vulnerable parts of the community. Around 80 policy researchers and government entities convened on Wednesday (7-28-21) to listen as three Sitkans explained how it was done. Read More
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