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Forever young in Alaska

...Borough, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Nome Census Area, North Slope Borough, Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Sitka City and Borough, Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Valdez-Cordova Census Area and the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area. Seven...
Southeast lands $6.7M in PILT payments

...Ketchikan Gateway Borough $1,102,193 Skagway $141,239 Petersburg census area $647,249 Prince of Wales $976,642 Sitka city borough $655,506 Wrangell Borough $415,588 Yakutat Borough $114,369
Public invited to open house for proposed land sale near Sitka

...decision for the proposed Nakwasina Sound Subdivision land sale, located approximately eight miles north-northwest of Sitka city center, according to a release from the state Department of Natural Resources. The proposal would enable DNR's Division...
Protect Tongass watersheds

...additional Tongass land protections. Related Editorial: Juneau joins neighbors to support 'no action' alternative The Sitka City Council refused to pass a resolution supporting no action because "the community is too divided." The Petersburg resolution...
Noted Southeast historian dies

...Bob Project, sponsored by the museum. He also worked for Alaska Territorial Gov. Frank Heintzleman and served on the Sitka City Council. For more on the Digital Bob Project, visit he2p0L. Please see Tuesday's Empire for...
Regional News
Setting the record straight

...former Sitka Mayor John Dapcevich. His 80th birthday had been Sept. 26. John led the successful unification of the Sitka city and borough governments in 1971. In another column recently I wrote: "The prize for boneheadedness is shared by both...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ferry. In that case, Sitka residents prefer to do their waiting in Juneau or Petersburg, rather than Angoon, said Sitka City Manager Gary Paxton. They want two ferries, one going north each day to Juneau and the other going south to Petersburg...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Southeast said they are studying the draft plans, but many expressed some concern, saying they liked the status quo. Sitka city administrator Gary Paxton launched a blistering attack on the board's plan to separate his town from Wrangell and Petersburg...
Ferry plans get widely panned

...told for many years that the Bellingham run is one of the biggest generators of revenue for the system," Elton said. Sitka City Administrator John Stein was happier with his city's service. "We get five fast ferries and three mainline ferries...
Sitka city officials investigate police

Some Sitka city officials are demanding allegations of wrongdoing by the Sitka Police Department and a city employee be investigated by the city...


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