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DEVELOPMENT OPTIONS – Harbor Point and No Name Mountain are pictured this afternoon from the Old Sitka Cruise Ship Dock. A draft master plan for the Granite Creek to No Name Mountain area was discussed at a joint Assembly and Planning Commission meeting Wednesday. (Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)


Alice Margaret Kitka Harlow


Alice Margaret Kitka Harlow

 

Services for Alice Margaret Kitka Harlow will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at St. Michael’s Cathedral.

A reception will follow at the American Legion Hall. It will be a potluck

Alice died Sept. 27, 2017, at the Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. She was age 50.

Alice was born Jan. 17, 1967, in Sitka, and was a lifelong resident. She was Dakl’aweidi from Keet Goshi Hit in Klukwan.

She was a member of Gajaa Heen Dancers for many years, and also was with Noow Tlein.

Over the years she had worked as a logger, a bartender and a CNA.

Alice was preceded in death by her two daughters, Dana and Melissa Kitka.

She is survived by her father, Harold Kitka, and her mother, Anne Johnson, both of Sitka; sisters Barbara Kitka, Marla Kitka and Jan Meabon, all of Sitka; brother Ray Kitka, Sitka; aunt Kathy Lawrence of Juneau; uncles Ed Kasko of Ketchikan and Ben Didrickson of eastern Washington; and her two grandsons, Anthony and Jaiden Teas, whom she loved very much.

Also surviving are numerous nephews, nieces and her godfather, Herman Davis of Sitka.

 

Honorary pallbearers are Herman Davis, John Nielsen, John Bradley, Jim Bradley and Ray Nielsen.

Pallbearers will be Dave Meabon, Mark Davis, Chuck Hackett, Harry Lysons, Ken Rear and Nick Anderson.

 

 

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Alaska COVID-19
At a Glance

(updated 6-4-20)

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 11:00 a.m. Thursday.

New cases as of Wednesday: 8

Total statewide – 513

The state says the cumulative number of cases hospitalized is 48, and the cumulative number of deaths is 10.

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

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March 23, 2020

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TO READERS AND ADVERTISERS

For the duration of the COVID-19 disaster emergency declared by federal, state and local authorities, the Sentinel is taking additional measures to reduce virus exposure to its employees and contractors as well as to the public, while continuing to publish a daily news report for Sitka.

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