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'Life in a smile': Friends reflect on those lost in Sitka landslide

...brothers' closest friends and family members.Almost everybody involved in the recovery - including Gov. Bill Walker, Sitka Mayor Mim McConnell, the city's fire chief, police officers, Red Cross volunteers and members of the church - mentioned...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/life-smile-friends-reflect-those-lost-sit
Art
Two bodies recovered from Sitka landslide

...identities of those found are not being released."Even though it's sad results, it's good to be moving forward," Sitka Mayor Mim McConnell said.Two adult brothers and a city building inspector were reported missing after a total of six landslides...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-20
State | Local
Somber day in Sitka

...evacuation order Wednesday evening. Community SupportAt a press conference Wednesday morning, City and Borough of Sitka Mayor Mim McConnell and Fire Chief Dave Miller praised the community for pulling together to aid in the recovery effort...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-19/somber-day-sitka
Local
Searchers find body of city official who died in landslide

...of Elmer, 26, and Ulises Diaz, 25, were found in the debris of logs and muck last week.In a statement Tuesday, Sitka Mayor Mim McConnell praised Stortz and the Diaz brothers."William was hard working, intelligent, and a very kind man...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-25/searchers-find-body-city-official-who-d
Local
'Life in a smile'

...brothers' closest friends and family members.Almost everybody involved in the recovery - including Gov. Bill Walker, Sitka Mayor Mim McConnell, the city's fire chief, police officers, Red Cross volunteers and members of the church - mentioned...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-21/life-smile
State | Local
My Turn: Hurray for Democrats! Hurray for Republicans! Love, your BFF, Big Money

...forgot (and it seems many have), Mr. Mallot brushed off support for fellow Southeaster and Democratic party candidate Sitka Mayor Scott McAdams in favor of co-chairing Republican Murkowski's write-in campaign. Her campaign was backed by millions...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-21/hurray-democrats-hurray-republicans-l
Letters
Sitka elects McConnell mayor; Wrangell race too close to call

...don't think the town can lose one way or the other."Close elections in Southeast Alaska are far from unheard of.Sitka Mayor Cheryl Westover was elected in 2010 over former Wasilla Mayor John Stein by just two votes.But this year, in a three-way...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-04/sitka-elects-mcconnell-mayor-wrangell-r
State
Retiring AMHS chief: Kemp asked for resignation

...that 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-10/retiring-amhs-chief-kemp-asked-resignat
State
DOT considers employing fast ferry in Lynn Canal

...between the two communities instead of up Lynn Canal. "Servicing a city like Sitka makes good economic sense," said Sitka Mayor Fred Reeder. "It creates jobs and it's good for the ferry system. If you take a smaller community ... and give...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070603/sta_fastferries.shtml
News
Judge wants more info in election lawsuit

...Fairbanks attorney Joe Miller in the August GOP primary, mounts a write-in campaign. The Democrat in the race is former Sitka Mayor Scott McAdams. Early voting has begun around the state. The division's new policy was defended by a state attorney...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102610/reg_726213543.shtml
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