It’s not just the view or the quality of construction that’s attracting renters to a new Sitka apartment building — it’s that they can’t find anything else.
Sitka Tribe of Alaska filed suit against Fish and Game in 2018 over the department’s management of the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery.
City Administrator John Leach told the Sitka Assembly that Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. is offering the city $1 million to ease the economic effects of the ongoing cruise suspension in Alaska.
Whether you rent or buy, housing in Sitka is expensive — median home values and rent prices are consistently among the highest in the state.
Over the next year, the pilot project will connect 11 remote communities around the country with national experts to help solve their energy issues.
During oral argument in January, attorneys representing the Sitka Tribe of Alaska argued that the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is required under certain clauses of the Alaska State Constitution to use the “best available information” when making management decisions about the fishery.
City officials believe the steep uptick in tourism could put a strain on infrastructure, so last month the assembly directed the local planning commission to develop a “Tourism Master Plan.”
The mechanical failure threw the skiff’s occupants into the water while they were harvesting herring eggs on Friday, April 9.
They’re bigger than a tiny house and smaller than a conventional one, but built to the same standards. There’s a bedroom, small bathroom and basic kitchen.
During the event, five ceremonial Kiks.ádi robes were unveiled along with a new song honoring the herring.