ROCK HAMMER – Jay Kinsman, an archeologist with the U.S. Forest Service, right, holds a prehistoric hammer that  Marty Becker, a Sitka Ranger District hydrologist, left, discovered while walking on the debris field of the Starrigavan landslide, recently. ABOVE: The hammer, which is between 300 and 1,200-years-old is pictured next to illustrations of similar objects. (Sentinel Photos by James Poulson)
Fish Board Keeps Status Quo On Sitka Sound Herrin...
28 Feb 2015 00:23Fish Board Keeps Status Quo  On Sitka Sound Herring Run

By Sentinel Staff After four days of work by the Alaska Board of Fisheries on 16 herring proposals, [ ... ]

Fish Board: No Action On SE Blackcod Pots
28 Feb 2015 00:23

By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer The Alaska Board of Fisheries this morning took no actio [ ... ]

Allen Says He’s Staying As Sitka Hospital CEO
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By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer Rob Allen, interim CEO for Sitka Community Hospital, tol [ ... ]

Landslide Turns Up Ancient Tool
28 Feb 2015 00:22Landslide Turns Up Ancient Tool

By James Poulson Sentinel Staff Last fall’s massive landslide that scoured parts of the upper St [ ... ]

Sitka Youth Orchestra Tunes Up for Concert
28 Feb 2015 00:21Sitka Youth Orchestra Tunes Up for Concert

By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer An adult member of the Sitka Youth Orchestra says she’ [ ... ]

Sewing Candy? It’s All About Wearable Art
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By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer Suzan Brawnlyn tells a story familiar to many who have c [ ... ]

February 27, 2015 Police Blotter
27 Feb 2015 21:49

Police Blotter The following calls were received by Sitka police by 8 a.m. today: Feb. 26 At 11:4 [ ... ]

February 27, 2015 Police Blotter
27 Feb 2015 21:49

Police Blotter The following calls were received by Sitka police by 8 a.m. today: Feb. 26 At 11:4 [ ... ]

February 27, 2015 Community Happenings
27 Feb 2015 19:32

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Sitka Chamber Hears School Budget Woes
26 Feb 2015 23:07

By TOM HESSE Sentinel Staff Writer Faced with the possibility of being $2 million in the red this  [ ... ]

Fisheries Board Makes Ruling on Subsistence
26 Feb 2015 23:07Fisheries Board Makes Ruling on Subsistence

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Officials Play it Safe With Ordnance Find
26 Feb 2015 23:06Officials Play it Safe With Ordnance Find

By Sentinel Staff What appeared to be an old military explosive device was turned in to the Sitka F [ ... ]

Multipurpose Quilts Going on Auction Block
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February 26, 2015 Police Blotter
26 Feb 2015 20:54

Police Blotter The following calls were received by Sitka police by 8 a.m. today: Feb. 25 A set o [ ... ]

City Has Law Ready For New Era Of Pot
26 Feb 2015 00:32

By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer The “public places” where the use of marijuana won [ ... ]

Fishery Board Hears User Group Conflicts
26 Feb 2015 00:31Fishery Board Hears User Group Conflicts

By TOM HESSE and SHANNNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writers Public testimony at the Alaska Board of [ ... ]

February 25, 2015 Community Happenings
25 Feb 2015 23:13

Raffle to Benefit ANB Camp 1 Raffle tickets are now on sale for $5 each to benefit Alaska Native B [ ... ]

February 25, 2015 Police Blotter
25 Feb 2015 21:29

The following calls were received by Sitka police by 8 a.m. today: Feb. 24 A t 7:45 a.m. a caller  [ ... ]

Fisheries Board Opens Meeting To Testimony
24 Feb 2015 22:47Fisheries Board Opens Meeting To Testimony

By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer Public testimony kicked off today at the Alaska Board of [ ... ]

Sitka High Debaters Win at State Tourney
24 Feb 2015 22:24Sitka High Debaters Win at State Tourney

By SHANNON HAUGLAND Sentinel Staff Writer Sitka High School captured the state title for debate at [ ... ]

February 24, 2015 Police Blotter
24 Feb 2015 20:54

Police Blotter The following calls were received by Sitka police by 8 a.m. today: Feb. 23 A loud  [ ... ]

February 24, 2015 Community Happenings
24 Feb 2015 19:28

SHS Soccer Players to Meet Sitka High School soccer players and their parents will hold an informa [ ... ]

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Flexible Policy Best, Sitka Educators Told
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