LOCAL CALENDAR

FRIDAY

Noon AA, St. Peter’s basement, call AA hotline 907-747-8866 for information 

1 p.m. Bingocize, ANB Founders Hall

5:30 p.m. NA Meeting, St. Peter’s Church basement

7 p.m. Live Storytelling event, Odess Theater on SJ Campus, by Sitka Tells Tales and Outer Coast

7 p.m. AA, St. Peter’s basement, 611 Lincoln Street, hotline 907-747-8866

SATURDAY

10 a.m. Boys Run I 5K Fun Run event, starts at Centennial Hall

10 a.m. Bereavement Retreat, Brave Heart Volunteers, kathryn@braveheartvolunteers.org

10 a.m. ANS Christmas Bazaar, ANB Founders Hall

10:30 a.m. Reading Wonderland, Sitka Public Library

11:30 a.m. STA Tribal Youths Holiday Party, Blatchley Middle School

Noon AA, St. Peter’s basement, call AA hotline 747-8866 for information

Noon-4 p.m. Salvation Army Little Store open

Noon-3 p.m. White Elephant Shop open

1:30 p.m. Sitka Cirque Winter Showcase, 207 Smith Street

3 p.m. Sacred Harp Sing, Pioneers Home Chapel

3 p.m. Open Skate, Blatchley school

7 p.m. John Denver/Variety Monthly Grind, Sheet’ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi

7 p.m. AA, St. Peter’s Church basement, call 907-747-8866, potluck upstairs at 6 p.m. on last Saturday of the month

8 p.m. Cirque Noir dance party, 207 Smith Street, 21 and older

SUNDAY

10 a.m. Informal Community Bike ride, starts at Salty Spoke

10 a.m. Moose Children’s Holiday Party, Moose Lodge

Noon AA, St. Peter’s basement, call AA hotline 747-8866 for information

1 p.m. Tillie Paul Manor open house, 109 Jeff Davis Street

5 p.m. Sitka Homeless Coalition annual meeting, Sheet’ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi

5 p.m. Homeless Coalition Annual Meeting, Sheet’ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi

5 p.m. Beginner Ukulele Class, Pioneers Home Chapel

7 p.m. AA, St. Peter’s basement, 611 Lincoln St., hotline 907-747-8866

MONDAY

Noon AA, St. Peter’s basement, call AA hotline 747-8866 for information 

6 p.m. White Elephant Shop open

7 p.m. Third Grade Winter Concert, Performing Arts Center

7 p.m. Sitka Sportsman’s Association board meeting

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AK COVID-19

At a Glance

(updated 9-12-2023)

By Sentinel Staff

The state Department of Health and Social Services has posted the following update on the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Alaska as of 8:57 a.m. Tuesday, September 12.

New cases as of Tuesday: 278

Total cases (cumulative) statewide – 301,513

Total (cumulative) deaths – 1,485

Case Rate per 100,000 – 38.14

To visit the Alaska DHSS Corona Response dashboard website click here.

COVID in Sitka

The Sitka community level is now "Low.'' Case statistics are as of Tuesday.

Case Rate/100,000 – 152.50

Cases in last 7 days – 13

Cumulative Sitka cases – 3,575

Deceased (cumulative) – 10

The local case data are from Alaska DHSS.

 

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20 YEARS AGO

December 2003

The Sawmill Cove Industrial Park board of directors endorsed a final contract tuesday for the city to sell a minimum of 40 million gallons of reservoir water per year to an export company based in New York City. ... under the contract Quest would have the right to purchase up to 1 billion gallons of water per year at 1 cent per gallon

 

50 YEARS AGO

December 1973

 The City and Borough of Sitka conducted a community public opinion poll evaluating municipal services and facilities. ... The overall results gave this priority order: 1. roads and highways; 2. water and sewer; 3. downtown parking; 4. garbage collection and disposal; 5. hospital and medical facilities; 6. planning and zoning; 7. boat harbors.

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