11-2 Salvation Army Little Store open

Noon Open Swim, Blatchley Pool

Noon AA Nooners, St. Peter’s See House, AA hotline 907-747-8866 for information

Noon Alanon Zoom, sitkaalanon@gmail.com, for login info 

Noon White Elephant Shop open

5 p.m. Herring film night, potluck, discussion panel, UAS-Sitka Campus

5:30 p.m. Sitka Sound Science Center volunteer interest meeting, Karsh classroom

7 p.m. Open Swim, Blatchley Pool

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


Noon Sitka Tribe of Alaska Health and Human Services Committee, via Zoom, for link: melonie.boord@sitkatribe-nsn.gov

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

7 p.m. AA Reaching For The Stars, St. Peter’s, 611 Lincoln Street, hotline 907-747-8866


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At a Glance

(updated 3-28-2023)

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 12:15 pm Tuesday, March 28.

New cases as of Tuesday: 512

Total cases (cumulative) statewide – 295,801

Total (cumulative) deaths – 1,468

Case Rate per 100,000 – 70.24

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 – 58.70

Cases in last 7 days – 5

Cumulative Sitka cases – 3,309

Deceased (cumulative) – 10

The local case data are from Alaska DHSS.






March 2003

Woody C.J. Litman, a Sitka High senior, has advanced to finalist standing in the 2003 National Merit Scholarship Program. Litman, 18, is the son of Mike and Sue Litman.


March 1973

 Photo caption: Professor Jim Atchison lectures to his English  class on “Masterpieces of World Literature.” It’s one of the classes offered at Sitka Community  College, a branch of the University of Alaska, located on Katlian Street. David Knapp is director.  Material on the college will be exhibited at the Chamber Trade Fair.


Winners in school swimming contests for ages 7-14 has been announced. In the ages 7-8 events winners were Tim Grussendorf, Maria Seesz, Mike Bateman, Drew Wilson and Adam Kuehn. In the age 9-10 events winners were Bill Konoski, Chris Bacon, John Gardner, Gillian Bacon, Spence Bovee, Glen Owen.... In diving ages 15-17, Fronty Parker, Bert Stedman, David Coulter and Mike Bovee were winners.