Tag: Sitka landslides

Sitka research partnership wins $2.1 million for landslide prediction

A research partnership has been awarded $2.1 million to study landslide prediction in Sitka. The 3-year “Smart and Connected Communities” grant comes from the National Science Foundation, with the goal of using relatively inexpensive sensor technology -- and existing social networks -- to create a realtime warning system in Sitka and other communities at risk of slides. Read More

Sitka landslide lawsuits settled out of court

All individual parties in litigation surrounding a fatal landslide in Sitka in August, 2015, have settled out of court, averting a 6-week trial. The dispute between the developer of the Kramer Avenue neighborhood and the City of Sitka, however, remains in litigation. Read More
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