Brielle Schaeffer, KCAW - Sitka
A statewide effort to make it easier for people to vote is culminating this week. On Jan. 14, petitioners submitted tens of thousands of required signatures to the Division of Elections to earn the PFD voter registration initiative a spot on a ballot this fall. Download Audio
Mike Romine is a Sitka man with a love of Christmas lights. His home has become an attraction every December with its huge displays, coordinated to musical hits such as “Uptown Funk” and “Let it Go” from Disney’s Frozen. But this season, as Sitkans work to recover from a deadly natural disaster, the lights hold a special meaning. Download Audio
The push to get Alaska residents registered to vote at the same time they sign up for their permanent fund dividends started in Anchorage this fall, but Sitka has become an important part of the equation. Download Audio
More than 80 community members will take the stage for Sitka Studio of Dance’s “The Nutcracker.” The show is a longstanding tradition in town, having been performed nearly nine times. Download Audio
Hundreds of teachers from across the state convened in Sitka last month for the Alaska Math and Science Conference. This was the first time the biennial professional development summit was held in Southeast. Download Audio
Hundreds of teachers from across the state convened in Sitka last weekend for the Alaska Math and Science conference. This was the first time the biennial professional development summit was held in Southeast.
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