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Sitka hospital CEO says he was assaulted, plans to depart

...he's leaving."The assembly needs to get more involved in efforts to bring stability to the hospital, Gorman said.Mayor Mim McConnell said the biggest question will be how much the hospital board, assembly and community want to put toward the hospital...
Sitka adds another finalist to admin job

...and after a lengthy discussion, Jay Sweeney's name was mentioned, at which time he was excused from the room," Mayor Mim McConnell said when reading a statement."Well, we needed to know whether it was even worth talking about or not," McConnell...
Sitka Assembly goes paperless with new iPads

...legislative applications. Peterson said this system has received positive reviews."I think it's fantastic," said Mayor Mim McConnell. "I think it's long overdue.""It may take a little getting used to," McConnell said before Tuesday's first...
Political races in Southeast to be decided next month

...mayor - giving incumbent Mayor Cheryl Westover a second two-year term, or turning over the reins to either Assembly Member Mim McConnell or Vice-Deputy Mayor Thor Christianson.McConnell has the least Assembly experience of the three, but she pointed...
Alaska Crafter's 'I'll Ask-A-Crafter'

...sell them locally. I really want unique tags, but haven't found a good solution. Any ideas? - Mistagged in Misery Dear MIM, there are a couple of great ways to create unique tags for your products, and relieve your woes. For a low-tech solution...
Sitka elects McConnell mayor; Wrangell race too close to call

...elected in 2010 over former Wasilla Mayor John Stein by just two votes.But this year, in a three-way race, Assembly Member Mim McConnell convincingly defeated Westover.McConnell grabbed a strong plurality of the vote in the preliminary Election Day tally...
Retiring AMHS chief: Kemp asked for resignation

...were in play" in Neussl's resignation, but said, "I assume he did what was best for him and his family."Sitka Mayor Mim McConnell said she had not met Neussl, but feels that his departure is a loss."I'm sorry to hear that he's stepping down...
Around Town

...463-6175. Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5303. Japanese Storytelling with Magical Mask, Mim and Music by Kuniko Yamamoto, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School Auditorium. $2 students with teachers...
Senate Transportation Committee hears testimony on ferry plan shift

...reason that confidence is up, ridership is up, revenue is up. It is just bad business to erode this confidence."Sitka Mayor Mim McConnell was among several callers who claimed the proposed shuttle ferries would not benefit their communities as the Alaska-class...
Public calls for more in capital budget to our individual communities," said Sanford, asking the senators to put the $25 million into the budget.Sitka Mayor Mim McConnell framed the issue as "a matter of fairness and equity" between Alaska's rural communities and more developed areas...


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