BACK TO SCHOOL – Principal Casey Demmert shakes hands with third-grader Gabriel Osbekoff, age 8, Tuesday night at Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School during an open house for parents and students. Baranof Elementary school also hosted a “meet your teacher” event Tuesday. Thursday will be the first full day of school for much of the Sitka School District.  (Setninel Photo by James Poulson)
Voter Option Is Part Of New Tax on Cars
27 Aug 2014 22:34

By SHANNON HAUGLAND
Sentinel Staff Writer
    The Assembly passed a new vehicle registration tax on [ ... ]

August 27, 2014 Police Blotter
27 Aug 2014 20:07

The following calls were received by Sitka police by 8 a.m. today:
Aug. 26
At 8:43 p.m. a truck was re [ ... ]

August 27, 2014 Community Happenings
27 Aug 2014 18:53

Close-Up Pie Sale
    Slated at Sea Mart
Eighth-graders will be selling pies at Sea Mart 11  [ ... ]

School Board Outlines School Year Priorities
26 Aug 2014 21:41

By TOM HESSE
Sentinel Staff Writer
    In its first meeting of the season, the Sitka School Board m [ ... ]

Falcons Top Wolves in Opener
26 Aug 2014 20:33

By Sentinel Staff
    Thunder Mountain High School beat the Sitka High football team 54-7 in Junea [ ... ]

Shore Shots Results
26 Aug 2014 20:33Shore Shots Results

By Sentinel Staff
    The Sitka Shore Shots recently held their first clay-target competition in S [ ... ]

August 26, 2014 Police Blotter
26 Aug 2014 20:10

Police Blotter
The following calls were received by Sitka police by 8 a.m. today:
Aug. 26
A motel manag [ ... ]

August 26, 2014 Community Happenings
26 Aug 2014 18:56

    Monthly Grind
Season to Begin
    The Sitka Monthly Grind is gearing up for its 20th  [ ... ]

DOT to Sitka Drivers Turn On Your Lights!
25 Aug 2014 22:36DOT to Sitka Drivers Turn On Your Lights!

By Sentinel Staff
    The state’s new headlight rules for sections of Sitka’s state highways a [ ... ]

August 25, 2014 Police Blotter
25 Aug 2014 20:14

The following calls were received by Sitka police by 8 a.m. today:
Aug. 22
At 10:36 a.m. a 911 caller  [ ... ]

August 25, 2014 Community Happenings
25 Aug 2014 19:58

ANS to Meet   
Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 4 will meet 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at the ANB Foun [ ... ]

Sitka Fellows Ending Visit with Open Studio
23 Aug 2014 00:30Sitka Fellows Ending Visit with Open Studio

By TOM HESSE
Sentinel Staff Writer
    The Sitka Fellows program is wrapping up its third year of h [ ... ]

DOT’s 20-Year Plan: Roads, Fewer Ferries
22 Aug 2014 23:36DOT’s 20-Year Plan: Roads, Fewer Ferries

By Sentinel Staff
    Rising costs and a static or declining population trend in the Alaska panhan [ ... ]

Alaska’s New Heat Source: Sun-Warmed Sea
22 Aug 2014 23:35

By TOM HESSE
Sentinel Staff Writer
    As saltwater heat pumps become increasingly more viable, the [ ... ]

August 22, 2014 Police Blotter
22 Aug 2014 22:08

The following calls were received by Sitka police by 8 a.m. today:
Aug. 21
At 7:50 a.m. a minor traffi [ ... ]

August 22, 2014 Community Happenings
22 Aug 2014 21:35

    Brave Heart Sets
Volunteer Training
    Individuals are invited to join the Brave Hea [ ... ]

The Movie Review: Sin City: A Dame to Kill for
22 Aug 2014 20:41

    Frank Miller’s acclaimed comic saga, “Sin City” clawed its way out of a pit of sex and  [ ... ]

Aug. 22 Baranof Blowhard: Hard to Relate
22 Aug 2014 19:53

By TOM HESSE
Sentinel Staff Writer
    Pew Research data published last week showed that for every  [ ... ]

August 21, 2014 Community Happenings
21 Aug 2014 20:04

     Brave Heart Sets
Volunteer Potluck
    Brave Heart Volunteers will gather for a pot [ ... ]

Mallott Looks Ahead to Nov. 4 Showdown
21 Aug 2014 19:56Mallott Looks Ahead to Nov. 4 Showdown

By TOM HESSE
Sentinel Staff Writer
    The Alaska governor’s race was trimmed to three candidates [ ... ]

August 21, 2014 Police Blotter
21 Aug 2014 19:25

Police Blotter
The following calls were received by Sitka police by 8 a.m. today:
Aug. 20
At 7:39 a.m.  [ ... ]

Scientists Tackle Sitka’s Invasive Tunicate
20 Aug 2014 22:57Scientists Tackle Sitka’s Invasive Tunicate

By Anna Bisaro
Special to the Sentinel
    Scientists are searching for a method to eradicate the i [ ... ]

Sitka Voters Go Heavily For Oil Tax Plan Repeal
20 Aug 2014 22:55

By TOM HESSE
Sentinel Staff Writer
    Sitka voters overwhelmingly voted Yes on Ballot Measure 1 in [ ... ]

Better Weather Brings Out Highway Crews
20 Aug 2014 22:55Better Weather Brings Out Highway Crews

By TOM HESSE
Sentinel Staff Writer
    Construction crews were working today to take advantage of t [ ... ]

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