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Sitka police officer rescued after fall

SITKA - An off-duty Sitka police officer had to be rescued after falling 200 yards down a cliff while out hunting. Kyle Ferguson, 31, was rescued early Friday...
Sitka hospital CEO says he was assaulted, plans to depart

...statement from him. Comer said he was willing to help the city and hospital as needed, from Arizona, KCAW reported.Sitka police Chief Sheldon Schmitt confirmed to the radio station that Comer called dispatch Friday afternoon to report an assault...
Eyak's sinking leaves Port Alexander isolated

...from Alaska State Troopers, the Eyak ran aground on or near Calligan Island early Monday morning. Ryan Silva, of the Sitka Police Department, got a call around 5 a.m. that someone needed help.The Coast Guard helicopter at Air Station Sitka...
Sitka man charged in police standoff

...found on the boat after police arrested Dailey.Police said alcohol appears to have been a factor in the altercation.Sitka Police Chief Sheldon Schmitt said he was pleased with how his officers handled the situation. "I thought the officers did...
Sitka officer retires after 27 years

...longest-serving sworn officer in the Sitka Police Department has worked under five...pretty places go, you can't beat Sitka."Police Chief Sheldon Schmitt described...enforcement opening was with the Sitka Police Department. He was hired in 1987...
Probe of Sitka police finds no wrongdoing

...SITKA - An investigation of the Sitka Police Department has found no criminal...John Baeza. McLendon resigned as Sitka police chief prior to the investigation...district attorney works daily with Sitka police officers, Parkes said. Current...
Sitka: Police seize marijuana, firearms

Sitka Police seized a small amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and two firearms...Inspector and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration are assisting Sitka police with the investigation, which is supported by a grant from the Bureau...
Sitka police lieutenant will not be prosecuted

...Appeals will not pursue criminal prosecution against Sitka Police Lt. John Baeza, Police Chief Bill McLendon announced...separate investigation is being conducted internally by the Sitka Police Department. "We didn't want any appearance of improprieties...
Sitka: Police detain alleged illegal immigrant

Sitka police Tuesday detained a man on suspicion of being an illegal immigrant, after...custody of U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service officials, said Sitka Police Officer Kim Taylor. INS officials will fly Mayorga to Anchorage for further...
Sitka Police lieutenant fired

Lt. John Baeza has been fired from the Sitka Police Department, Chief Bill McLendon announced Jan.'s place of employment, accompanied by another Sitka police officer, McLendon said. Another employee at the complainant's...


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