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Sitka: City: Coke is it

Sitka Public Works Director Hugh Bevan isn't afraid of new frontiers. Even if that means taking the bold step of putting Coke in a Pepsi machine. "We're on the...
Recycling realities: Garbage pits may be gold mines

...communities where items must be flown or barged out of state for processing. ``It's economically challenging,'' said Hugh Bevan, public works director in Sitka, where aluminum and cardboard are recycled. ``All of us in Alaska, we're so small...
Critics: Sitka bear zoo facing numerous hurdles

...with two five-year options. Eventually, the facility would pay $36,000 a year in rent, said Sitka Administrator Hugh Bevan. Kinnear anticipates housing between six and eight juvenile brown bears in the two large tanks, connecting the enclosures...
National park tourism up

...Lee said. Sitka - home of the Sitka National Historic Park - has seen a flattening in cruise ship traffic. But Hugh Bevan, executive director of Sitka Economic Development Association, said he could not tell whether it was because more ships...
Trashing Southeast

...It makes a lot more sense to do this whole landfill thing in the desert,'' said Sitka Public Works Director Hugh Bevan. ``You've got to account for where all this water goes.'' But some people object to making someone else take...

...The Greenpeace ship Esperanza will be granted dock space when it arrives in Sitka on Saturday. City Administrator Hugh Bevan said the ship will be treated like any other transient vessel. The ship has had trouble finding a place to dock in other...
Small towns lose Hazmobile

...take on the liability for hazardous waste collection. That was the state's most critical role in the project, said Hugh Bevan, Sitka city administrator. A state environmental official said Thursday that port communities lost the Hazmobile because...
Sitka has come a long way since a major employer left 12 years ago

...The city and borough of Sitka has put about $11 million into the pulp mill site, largely through federal grants. Hugh Bevan of the Sitka Economic Development Association said it costs the city $436,000 a year to operate the site. It's...


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