The owners of a local hotel and restaurant are interested in purchasing Sitka Community Hospital. Their inquiry comes less than two weeks before the Assembly is scheduled to consider a competing offer by the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium.
Municipal Light and Power estimates that the efficiency improvements will reduce fuel costs by more than $8 million annually. The Regulatory Commission of Alaska approved an interim rate increase to offset the cost of the new plant.
This Dillingham farm is making a concerted effort to provide fresh greens year-round. They grow everything from butterhead lettuce and chard to basil and mountain mint on floor to ceiling shelves that run the length of the container.
Haines’ local newspaper has a new owner. Kyle Clayton, who is an Army veteran who has been in journalism about five years, takes over for longtime Chilkat Valley News reporter Tom Morphet, whose recent foray into local politics is now challenged by a recall campaign.