Assembly Seat Vacancy

An Assembly Member has resigned from the City and Borough Assembly, effective November 24. The Assembly formally accepted that resignation on November 22. In accordance with Sitka’s Home Rule Charter and Sitka General Code the vacancy shall be filled by the Assembly which shall appoint a qualified person within 20 days after the vacancy occurs…

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Youth Activities Scholarship

The STA Youth Activities Scholarship is intended to assist our STA tribal youth by encouraging participation and alleviating the costs of extracurricular activities such as sports, music, art, and school activities. Applicants must be enrolled STA Tribal Citizens between the ages of 3 and 18. The application must be completed and submitted by the parent/guardian…

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Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act

December 1971 marked the signing of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA), and in observance of the 50th anniversary of this event, Alaska Public Media has released a series of four podcasts. Read more HERE Unsettled: A podcast examining the legacy of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Fifty years ago, U.S. Congress passed…

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