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Alton Isaac Cropley

...Ike had many fond memories of his days as a fish buyer and spoke of them often. Ike served on the City & Borough of Sitka Assembly and City Advisory Harbor Committee. He was deeply interested in Native rights at all levels. Ike was of the generation...
Thumbs up, thumbs down for Monday, Feb. 3

...its normal flow. Check out a video of the flooded canyon here: up to the Sitka Assembly for going "paperless" last month. Between meeting minutes, agendas and the like, the pages were adding up. According...
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 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...
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...
Voters deny Kohring bid for Wasilla City Council

...In light voter turnout, Aaron Swanson and Ben Miyasato were the top two vote-getters for the City and Borough of Sitka Assembly. Miyasato was 56 votes ahead of a write-in candidate, Steven Eisenbeisz, with 77 absentee ballots to be counted...
Kookesh, Wilson face challengers

...would reduce the impact to local governments. Allen, 38, owner of Allen Marine Inc. and a former member of the Sitka Assembly, does not support a sales tax but instead would like the state to get something from seasonal workers, raise the...
Pigs to test future site for bear sanctuary

...of small streams Kinnear plans to divert and use to build waterfalls. Not everyone is happy with the project. The Sitka Assembly provided $25,000 in seed money for the project. But a local environmental group, the Center for Biological Diversity...
Sitka fire hall project approved

On a 6-1 vote Aug. 26 the City and Borough of Sitka Assembly gave the go-ahead for the design and development of a 16,042- square-foot fire hall. The budget approved for the project...
Critics: Sitka bear zoo facing numerous hurdles

...his contention that criticism of the project has come from a "very small, very vocal" segment of the town. The Sitka Assembly has provided $25,000 for the project that Kinnear must match with $75,000. It could cost as much as $250...


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