• New jumping salmon bike racks start to appear around Sitka

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BikeRackJumpingSalmonEmptyRecently, the Sitka Downtown Revitalization project installed a new bike rack at 110 American St., just in front of the ASRC-McGraw Constructors office. But this isn’t an ordinary bike rack. It’s a work of art, a jumping salmon by lSitka metalworker/welder Mike Litman of Precision Boatworks.

This is the first one of six jumping salmon bike racks that will be installed in the downtown area as part of the revitalization project. Applications are being accepted from downtown businesses who would like one of the new racks in front of their establishment. The project spent $3,800 for the six jumping salmon bike racks, which also includes installation costs, as a way to add a decorative touch downtown while also providing Sitka cyclists a safe place to lock up their bikes when they shop or work downtown.

Downtown businesses that want one of the other five jumping salmon bike racks need…

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