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Interim CEO steps in

...April, when his Sitka boat tour business begins for the visitor season, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported.The Sitka Assembly voted in December to extend a line of credit to the hospital from $500,000 to $1.5 million. The hospital reported...
Sitka hospital CEO says he was assaulted, plans to depart longer stay in Sitka and planned to leave over the weekend.Comer was scheduled to appear at a meeting with the Sitka Assembly on Friday. But he instead sent the hospital board president to read a statement from him. Comer said he was willing...
Sitka Community Hospital board selects interim CEO

...Comer took over in September and told city administrator Mark Gorman last week that he planned to step down.The Sitka Assembly recently voted to extend a line of credit to the hospital from $500,000 to $1.5 million, to help cover costs...
Sitka Assembly goes paperless with new iPads

SITKA - In an effort to cut down on providing printed materials, the Sitka assembly has gone paperless.Each assembly member and top staffers have all been provided new iPads as part of the effort.Previously...
Sitka plans town hall on marijuana regulation

...Koutchak said. "And we want to find out where those boundaries are within our community."City staff members plan to incorporate ideas from Mondays' town hall into a proposed ordinance for the Sitka Assembly to consider, KCAW reported.
Plan for Sitka home produce stands moves forward

...proposal to make it easier for Sitka residents to set up produce stands in their own front yards is moving forward.The Sitka Assembly this week approved a first reading of a proposed zoning code amendment to allow local gardeners to get conditional...
Alaska dam expansion undergoing cost review

JUNEAU - The Blue Lake dam expansion near Sitka will go over estimates by $3.6 million.The Sitka assembly received the news Tuesday night from utility manager Chris Brewton. The original price tag for expansion of the dam, including...
Sitka assembly pays for airport hours

...would have forced some flights to Juneau to divert to Seattle or Anchorage in bad weather, instead of Sitka. The Sitka Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to spend $106,000 from its timber relief funds to extend the airport's hours this fiscal...
Moorage rates going up in Sitka

SITKA - It's going to cost you more to keep your boat moored in Sitka.The Sitka Assembly has approved a more than 6 percent hike in moorage fees, effective Jan. 1, KCAW reported.It will take the per-foot monthly...
Sitka considers opposing redistricting plan that would split city into 2 House districts

...redistricting proposal that would split the island community of nearly 9,000 into two state House districts. The Sitka Assembly on Tuesday will consider a resolution opposing the proposal. Critics say the plan would diminish the town's legislative...


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