LOCAL CALENDAR

WEDNESDAY

11 a.m. Open House Pumpkin Potluck, Pioneers Home main lounge

11-2 Salvation Army Little Store open

Noon White Elephant Shop open

Noon Open Swim, Blatchley Pool

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

Noon STA Tribal Council, via Teleconference

3:30 p.m. 4-H Club deer series, ages 7-18, info: anna@sitkawild.org

6 p.m. Sitka Historic Preservation Commission, Centennial Hall

7 p.m. Sitka Sportsman’s Association Indoor Range open

7 p.m. AA Lost & Found, St. Gregory’s, 606 Etolin Street

THURSDAY

9:30 a.m. Annual Turkey Trot, Crescent Harbor shelter, registration at 9 a.m.

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Annual Thanksgiving Dinner, ANB Founders Hall

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

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

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

FRIDAY

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

1-4 p.m. Alaska Blanket Exercise, SEARHC CHS Building, mchase@searhc.org or dbradyhoward@gmail.com to register

2 p.m. Native American Heritage Day Celebration and Potluck, MEHS gym

5-8:30 p.m. Fall and Winter Downtown Art Walk, participating businesses downtown

5:30 p.m. Native foods tasting, MEHS Activity Center

7 p.m. ‘‘The Highway’’ film showing, Unitarian Hall, 408 Marine Street

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

SATURDAY

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sitka Counseling Christmas Bazaar, Centennial Hall

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

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

Noon-3 p.m. White Elephant Shop open

6 p.m. Beading Circle, UAS-Sitka Campus

SUNDAY

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

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

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

MONDAY

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

6-8 p.m. Sitka Community Land Trust, 208 Lake Street Suite B

6 p.m. White Elephant Shop open

6:30 p.m. STA Kayaani Commission, 204 Siginaka Way

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AK COVID-19

At a Glance

(updated 11-23-22)

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 12:15 pm Tuesday, November 22.

New cases as of Tuesday: 434

Total cases (cumulative) statewide – 286,163

Total (cumulative) deaths – 1,399

Total (cumulative) hospitalizations – 4,195

Case Rate per 100,000 – 59.54

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 – 105.6

Cases in last 7 days – 9

Cumulative Sitka cases – 3,167

Hospitalizations (to date) – 31

Deceased (cumulative) – 10

The local case data are from Alaska DHSS.

 

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20 YEARS AGO

November 2002

The Assembly rejected a community group’s request for a special election to put a school auditorium bond issue before the voters. Instead, the Assembly said supporters should use the initiative petition process to call an election. ... Speaking for the auditorium group, Kristy Totten said a 1,000-seat facility would meet a long-standing need of the community.

 

50 YEARS AGO

November 1972

Charter members of the Baranof Chapter of Eastern Star were honored at a recent meeting. They included Hopewell and Clarence Rands, Ernestine C. Veatch; Ruth A. Sylte, Lu Wortman, Elsa Salskov and Catherine Shennett. The chapter was chartered 18 years ago.

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