6 p.m. White Elephant Shop open


11-2 Salvation Army Little Store open

Noon Blatchley Pool Open Swim

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

Noon Rotary Club, via Zoom

5:15 p.m. Sitkans Against Family Violence board, via Zoom, email to director@safv.org

5:30 p.m. Baranof Island Housing Authority Board, via Zoom, email info@bihasitka.org or 747-5088

6 p.m. Assembly, Centennial Hall


7 p.m. Zoom AA: ID 9079072020; Password 907907

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At a Glance

(updated 1-12-22)

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 11:55 am Wednesday.

New cases as of Friday: 2,512

Total statewide – 172,329

Total (cumulative) deaths – 955

Total (cumulative) hospitalizations – 3,337

Current Hospitalizations – 103

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

COVID in Sitka

The COVID alert rate for Sitka is “high,” based on 153 new COVID cases in the past 7 days. Case statistics are as of Sunday.

New cases in Sitka – 34

Cases in last 7 days – 153

Cumulative Sitka cases – 1,531

Deceased (cumulative) – 6

The local case data are from the City of Sitka website.





January 2002

Classified ads, Rentals: 3-bdrm. house on the beach. $900; 3-bdrm duplex, washer/dryer $945; Great downtown house, 2 bdrms., 2 baths, furnished,
W/D, hardwood floors $850; 2-bdrm. roomy apartment $945..


January 1972

The City and Borough Assembly Tuesday approved an ordinance establishing a transportation committee to advise the assembly and promote transportation services for the municipality. Members are Cecil McClain, Ray Mabey, Clarence Kramer,
Dick Cushing and Burt Hansen.