DISCOVERY – Levi Webb, 2, uses a rubber mallet to crush a clay rock in order to find  the plastic toy hidden inside during the Babies and Books event outside the Sitka Public Library Saturday. The theme of the event was “Rumble in the Jungle,” and it marked the beginning of the summer reading program. Babies and toddlers received a free book, an activity packet and a stuffed animal. (Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)

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20 YEARS AGO

May 2004

Sitka High sophomore Dianne Chong was named Athlete of the Meet at the Region V track and field championships in Juneau, as she won the long jump, triple jump and 100-meter IM hurdles. Other Wolves winners were Joy Ribao, Megan Lehmann, Greg Hunter and Kyle Ainslie.

50 YEARS AGO

May 1974

 The new Sheldon Jackson College Library will be officially dedicated Friday. Remarks will be made by Elmer Rasmuson, National Bank of Alaska; Dr. Orin Stratton, SJC president from 1966 to 1973; Mrs. Betty Stratton; and current SJC president Robert C. Uddenberg. Keys to the $675,000 building will be presented to Mrs. Evelyn Bonner, head librarian.

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