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SUNNY CELEBRATION – Sitkans were joined by thousands of cruise ship passengers Monday for the Independence Day Parade on Lincoln Street. The holiday kicked off Friday night with a fireworks display over Sitka Channel. Dozens of events were held throughout the four-day celebration, including tours, food and game booths, the Peratrovich bench dedication, kids races, dances and the Rotary Club Duck Race. (Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)

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05 Jul 2022 23:29

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Visitors Join Sitkans for Sunny Day Parade
05 Jul 2022 23:25

By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer Sitka’s Fourth of July parade drew more than 30 entrie [ ... ]

On-Scene Volunteers Assist C.G. in Rescue
05 Jul 2022 22:21

By GARLAND KENNEDY Sentinel Staff Writer Good Samaritan vessels rescued three people who were aboa [ ... ]

July 5, 2022, Police Blotter
05 Jul 2022 20:35

Sitka Police Department logged the following calls as of 8 a.m. today. July 1 At 7:15 a.m. two men [ ... ]

July 5, 2022, Community Happenings
05 Jul 2022 18:22

Uncommon Music Festival Aug. 4-7 The Uncommon Music Festival has released its schedule for the Aug [ ... ]

Dedication Monday for Peratrovich Bench
01 Jul 2022 23:57

By ARIADNE WILL Sentinel Staff Writer A year after it was marched down Lincoln Street, and a month [ ... ]

CDC Data Shows Sitka Has High COVID Rate
01 Jul 2022 23:56

By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer Headed into the 4th of July weekend, the public health o [ ... ]

Fireworks to Launch 3-Day Sitka Holiday
01 Jul 2022 23:54

By Sentinel Staff The stage is set for Sitka to celebrate the 4th of July in traditional style. Th [ ... ]

Ceremony Installs New Skipper for Kukui
01 Jul 2022 22:02

By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer Lt. Cmdr. Joshua W. Branthoover formally took command of [ ... ]

Local Birds Evading Virus So Far
01 Jul 2022 21:42

By GARLAND KENNEDY Sentinel Staff Writer Although highly pathogenic avian influenza has killed ten [ ... ]

July 1, 2022, Police Blotter
01 Jul 2022 21:32

Sitka Police Department logged the following calls as of 8 a.m. today. June 30 At 12:22 a.m. a wom [ ... ]

July 1, 2022, Community Happenings
01 Jul 2022 21:28

Farmers Market Saturday; Face Masks Requested Sitka Local Foods Network is asking customers and v [ ... ]

Old-Fashioned 4th On Tap for Sitkans
30 Jun 2022 23:17

By GARLAND KENNEDY Sentinel Staff Writer With fireworks, a parade, a full calendar of events and f [ ... ]

Fine Food, Ceramics: It's Brave Heart Bowls
30 Jun 2022 23:10

By ARIADNE WILL Sentinel Staff Writer Brave Heart Volunteers will again set out their Sitka-famous [ ... ]

Bidder Wins Land Trust Parcel for $315,000
30 Jun 2022 22:39

By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority land office has [ ... ]

Riptide Softball Team Takes First in Oregon
30 Jun 2022 21:42

By GARLAND KENNEDY Sentinel Sports Editor Sitka fastpitch softball players swept a series in Newbe [ ... ]

June 30, 2022, Community Happenings
30 Jun 2022 21:30

Adults Can Try Master Swimming Baranof Barracudas Swim Club is offering local adults the opportuni [ ... ]

June 30, 2022, Police Blotter
30 Jun 2022 21:15

Sitka Police Department logged the following calls as of 8 a.m. today. June 29 At 4:08 a.m. a car  [ ... ]

Marijuana Tax Goes To Voters on Oct. 4
30 Jun 2022 00:09

By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer The Assembly voted final approval Tuesday night on an or [ ... ]

Drought Boosts Interest In City Bulk Water Sales
30 Jun 2022 00:06

By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer With the drought in California, the Southwest and Mexico [ ... ]

Trump to Come to Alaska to Push His Candidates
30 Jun 2022 00:04

By BECKY BOHRER The Associated Press JUNEAU (AP) — Former President Donald Trump plans to atten [ ... ]

Sitka Voters to Decide on Haulout Funding?
29 Jun 2022 23:37

By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer As city officials await word on their latest appeal for  [ ... ]

City Approves Tideland Deal with NSRAA
29 Jun 2022 23:35

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June 29, 2022, Police Blotter
29 Jun 2022 22:49

Police Blotter Sitka Police Department logged the following calls as of 8 a.m. today. June 28 A w [ ... ]

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AK COVID-19

At a Glance

(updated 6-29-22)

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 Wednesday, June 29.

New cases as of Wednesday: 2,123

Total cases (cumulative) statewide – 261,987

Total (cumulative) deaths – 1,252

Total (cumulative) hospitalizations – 3,772

Current Hospitalizations – 87

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

COVID in Sitka

The Sitka community level is now "High.'' Case statistics are as of Wednesday.

Cases in last 7 days – 22

Cumulative Sitka cases – 2,763

Hospitalizations (to date) – 29

Deceased (cumulative) – 6

The local case data are from Alaska DHSS.

  

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20 YEARS AGO

June 2002

Photo caption: Marc Dumag and Ronald Nicolas from Dumag Construction unload a dump truck filled with old roofing at Kimsham landfill. The landfill has stopped accepting most construction and demolition debris, which now must be taken to the Jarvis Street transfer station.

 

50 YEARS AGO

June 1972

Photo caption: Clarence Kramer, All-Alaska Logging Championships emcee, is handed the Herb Eliason Memorial Trophy by Vern Eliason, brother of the logger in whose memory the award was established.

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