STEPPING UP – Folk singer April Verch leads a step dancing workshop at Allen Hall Saturday. The Pemproke, Ont.- based April Verch Band played in Sitka as part of their Pacific Northwest concert tour. While in Sitka Verch also led a fiddle workshop. The workshops were sponsored by Sitka Folk, a part of the Greater Sitka Arts Council, and the Sitka Spruce Celtic Dancers. The April Verch Band includes Hayes Griffin on guitar and Cody Walters on bass. (Sentinel Photo)

Herring Harvest Is Over
26 Mar 2015 23:39Herring Harvest Is Over

By Sentinel Staff The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery closed 6 p.m. Wednesday, after seiners ca [ ... ]

U.S. House Passes Bill With Sitka Funding
26 Mar 2015 23:03

By SHANNON HAUGLAND and TOM HESSE Sentinel Staff Writers Sitka schools may be getting some fundin [ ... ]

Sitka's Water to Ease Shortage in California
26 Mar 2015 23:02

By TOM HESSE Sentinel Staff Writer For years Sitka has struggled to find long-term occupants for t [ ... ]

City Weighing Options On Electric Rate Hike
26 Mar 2015 00:55

By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer While rejecting a proposed ordinance for a 15 to 20 perc [ ... ]

Herring Fishery Slows As Harvest Nears the Quota
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Only a Few Tons To Go In Sitka Herring Fishing
25 Mar 2015 00:24

By SHANNON HAUGLAND
Sentinel Staff Writer
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Sitka Tsunami Test Won’t Have Sirens
25 Mar 2015 00:22



By Sentinel Staff
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Sitka High Girls Win State Basketball Title
23 Mar 2015 23:45Sitka High Girls Win State Basketball Title

By TOM HESSE Sentinel Staff Writer The Sitka High Wolves used their spring break to put a bow on s [ ... ]

Seiners Close in on Herring Harvest Quota
23 Mar 2015 23:44Seiners Close in on Herring Harvest Quota

  y Sentinel Staff The Sitka Sound sac roe herring harvest continued today in the slow and stead [ ... ]

March 23, 2015 Police Blotter
23 Mar 2015 22:10

The following calls were received by Sitka police by 8 a.m. today: March 20 An orange and blue key [ ... ]

Sitka Girls Advance to Semifinals
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Sentinel Staff
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Roe Fishing Going At Measured Pace
20 Mar 2015 23:04Roe Fishing Going At Measured Pace

By Sentinel Staff Seiners were out again today in the third straight day of the Sitka Sound sac roe [ ... ]

Sitka, Mt. Edgecumbe Building Positive Bridge
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By TOM HESSE Sentinel Staff Writer Earlier this month the Sitka and Mt. Edgecumbe High School bask [ ... ]

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20 Mar 2015 23:03Fiddler Verch Bringing Her New Steps to Sitka

By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer One of the show-stoppers of any April Verch concert cust [ ... ]

The Movie Review: The End, Top Ten
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It happened like this. “Mr. Olbrych, where you going? It’s just starting to get good.” said R [ ... ]

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March 20, 2015 Police Blotter
20 Mar 2015 19:49

                   March 19nt reported losing a set of keys on a keychain with a [ ... ]

Sitka Herring Fishery Launched
20 Mar 2015 00:40Sitka Herring Fishery Launched

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Sitkans Hear Details For Katlian Rd. Plan
19 Mar 2015 23:01Sitkans Hear Details For Katlian Rd. Plan

By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer The new nine-mile, single-lane road to Katlian Bay shoul [ ... ]

The Island Institute Celebrates with Auction, Dinn...
19 Mar 2015 23:01The Island Institute Celebrates with Auction, Dinner

By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer Two kinds of birds will be on the auction block for the  [ ... ]

Sitka Boys Come Up Short Against Barrow
19 Mar 2015 21:20

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Sentinel Staff Writer
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March 19, 2015 Police Blotter
19 Mar 2015 19:57

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Boats on 2-Hr. Notice While Herring Ripen
18 Mar 2015 22:48Boats on 2-Hr. Notice  While Herring Ripen

By Sentinel Staff The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery went on two-hour notice at 10 a.m. today. [ ... ]

Sitka Code Checked For Airbnb Options
18 Mar 2015 22:47

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