Sitka
web-posted Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St. Details: 789-0965.
web-posted Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428. Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.
web-posted Wednesday, January 28, 2015
For seven out of the last 10 autumns, Rick Fleischman and Jen Price have packed up, stocked up, and headed to Baranof Wilderness Lodge for seven months of solitude and snow removal.
web-posted Wednesday, January 28, 2015
If creative energy showed up as visible light, the glow emanating from the Juneau Arts & Culture Center Thursday night would easily be bright enough to be seen by passing satellites in space.
web-posted Wednesday, January 28, 2015
SITKA – The Sitka Summer Music Festival has purchased Stevenson Hall, on the historic campus of the former Sheldon Jackson College. The $431,000 deal gives the festival ownership of a permanent home for the first time in its 43-year history.
web-posted Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Every day, debris from the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami washes up on Alaskan shores. Lost crab pots “ghost fish” on the ocean floor. Tiny pieces of plastic almost indistinguishable from sand settle into Southeast Alaskan beaches.
web-posted Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Starting Friday. For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com. “Whiplash” — Thursday- Sunday. Synopsis: A first-year music student (Miles Teller) wins a seat behind the drums in a jazz band led by a teacher (J.K. Simmons) who uses fear and intimidation to push his students to perfection.
web-posted Wednesday, January 21, 2015
SITKA - SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital has announced the recent hiring of Hospital Administrator Jeff Prater. He began work at the Consortium on Jan. 13. Prater fills a position held by Interim Administrator Noel Rea who has been an integral part in the management of Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital over the past 18 months.
web-posted Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Patricia Ann Roppel arrived in Ketchikan as a newlywed home economics teacher in 1959, the same year Alaska became a state - and she was quickly captivated by its history. Canneries, fishing, old mill sites, mining; for decades she, husband Frank Roppel, and, later, their children, John and Cindy, explored Southeast Alaska's beaches and its forests, looking for pieces of the past.
web-posted Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Wednesday Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428. Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.
web-posted Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Wednesday Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St. Details: 789-0965.
web-posted Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Wednesday Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428. Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.
web-posted Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Juneau Wednesday Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St. Details: 789-0965.
web-posted Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Home for the First Time
web-posted Wednesday, January 14, 2015
The awards ceremony for winners of the 2015 Governor's Awards will be held Jan. 29 in Juneau at 7:30 p.m. at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center.
web-posted Wednesday, January 14, 2015
ANCHORAGE - Patricia Roppel, a Wrangell woman who wrote 13 books and more than 100 articles, many about the history of Southeast Alaska, has died.
web-posted Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Alaska still has its share of naysayers who will quibble about the seafood industry’s importance to our great state. They dismiss the fact that fishing was Alaska’s first industry and was fish that spawned the push to statehood.
web-posted Wednesday, January 7, 2015
SITKA (AP) — The CEO of Sitka’s community hospital said he missed a meeting last week because he was assaulted.
web-posted Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Eric Garner and Michael Brown weren't killed in Skagway. You're lost if you're looking for MH370 near Ketchikan. Sochi isn't a suburb of Sitka.
web-posted Wednesday, December 31, 2014
As "Saturday Night Live's" Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer once said, "Your world confuses and frightens me!"
web-posted Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Salmon will always be the heart of Alaska's fisheries, and that's why most people think of summer as the fishing season. But that's not the case.
web-posted Wednesday, December 31, 2014
SITKA (AP) - The Sitka Assembly has approved a request to extend a line of credit for Sitka Community Hospital by $1 million.
web-posted Wednesday, December 31, 2014
BodyPump barbell workout, 5:30-6:30 a.m., Pavitt Health & Fitness, 10004 Glacier Highway.
web-posted Wednesday, December 31, 2014
“I haven’t made any yet, but not for any particular reason... I would like to make some. December has gone by so quickly.” - Michelle Huang, Sitka Conservation Society
web-posted Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Events in and around Southeast Alaska for the week of Dec. 24-29
web-posted Wednesday, December 24, 2014
The deadline to enter the seventh annual Sitka Wearable Art Show & Runway Extravaganza is approaching. If you are planning to have a piece in the show, it is less than three months off.
web-posted Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Some birds are home for Christmas, and some seem to be making Southeast Alaska a new home - at least for now.
web-posted Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Let’s pretend you’re a cashier working at one of our state’s fine chain stores. Call it Wal-Donalds, for the sake of discussion.
web-posted Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Wednesday BodyPump barbell workout, 5:30-6:30 a.m., Pavitt Health & Fitness, 10004 Glacier Highway. Group cycling class, 5:30 p.m., The Alaska Club-Valley, 2841 Riverside Drive.
web-posted Wednesday, December 10, 2014
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web-posted Wednesday, December 3, 2014
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web-posted Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Dark-eyed juncos hop all over Sitka's roadsides and gardens in the winter, but no one knows where those birds go come summer.
web-posted Wednesday, December 3, 2014
The Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment period began Nov. 15 and is now in full swing. Open enrollment means Alaskans can sign up for 2015 health insurance plans through the marketplace any time until Feb. 15, 2015. If you enroll by Dec. 15, you will be covered starting Jan. 1, 2015.
web-posted Wednesday, December 3, 2014
It's the time of year when Alaska's fishery meetings kick into high gear, with five set for this week alone.
web-posted Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Retired Yakutat High School boys basketball coach Bertrand Adams Jr. went to the town's airport on Friday night to see a former player off.
web-posted Wednesday, November 26, 2014
For a town with around 9,000 people, Sitka's got an incredibly active literary scene. For one, there's the Blue Canoe Writers, a group started by Sitka poet and prose writer Vivian Faith Prescott.
web-posted Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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web-posted Thursday, November 20, 2014
Sitka author Richard Nelson was a young man interested in the natural world, but there was a problem: His father was allergic to animals with fur.
web-posted Thursday, November 20, 2014
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web-posted Thursday, November 13, 2014
BodyPump barbell workout, 5:30-6:30 a.m., Pavitt Health & Fitness, 10004 Glacier Highway. Group cycling class, 5:30 p.m., The Alaska Club-Valley, 2841 Riverside Drive.
web-posted Thursday, November 13, 2014
Ruth McMaster didn't plan to own WinterSong Soap Company. She didn't even intend to work there.
web-posted Thursday, November 13, 2014
SITKA - Just a few decades ago, researchers were repurposing kitchen timers to test how deep marine mammals can dive.
web-posted Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Events happening in and around Southeast Alaska
web-posted Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Fishermen in Southeast Alaska hauled in the most salmon of any other region this summer — narrowly edging Prince William Sound by 404,000 fish.
web-posted Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Some business owners have employees. Jesse Ross has a small army with a big appetite.
web-posted Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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web-posted Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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web-posted Wednesday, October 22, 2014
“We’ve got an incredibly bright future to look forward to,” said Trish White, a Sitka Sound Science Center board member, shortly before Gil Truitt cut the ceremonial ribbon to reopen the unwrapped building.
web-posted Wednesday, October 22, 2014
In Sitka, they wear their love for Alaska Day on their sleeve.
web-posted Wednesday, October 22, 2014
A photo package coverin the festivities on Alaska Day in Sitka.
web-posted Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Tidal Echoes, the literary and art journal of Southeast Alaska, is now accepting submissions for its 2015 edition. It is the only journal of its kind in Southeast Alaska and seeks creators from every town in Southeast to submit work.
web-posted Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Events in and around Juneau.
web-posted Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Events in and around Southeast Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, October 8, 2014
"The Paris of the Pacific, a Sitka Melodrama," is back for a one-time show Oct. 15 as part of the Alaska Day Celebration at Harrigan Centennial Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the door or Old Harbor Books: $10 adults, $5 for those under 12. It's a family-friendly show. For more information, go to www.thinkartthinksitka/ or call Jeff at 747-4821 or Sarah at 738-5234.
web-posted Wednesday, October 8, 2014
So far this year, my boyfriend Bjorn and I (*cough - Bjorn) have gotten three Sitka blacktail deer and one Dall sheep for our freezer. Being lucky enough to have such a quantity of delicious meat made us want to figure out some new ways to cook it.

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