150th – Hundreds watch as the U.S. flag is hoisted above Castle Hill Wednesday during the Alaska Day transfer ceremony re-enactment. Sitka was a hive of activity Wednesday for the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the 1867 Treaty of Cession, in which Russian claims to Alaska were transferred to the U.S.  (Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)  

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20 Oct 2017 23:19

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October 19, 2017, Community Happenings
19 Oct 2017 23:32

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October 19, 2017 Police Blotter
19 Oct 2017 23:12

Sitka Police Department received the following calls by 8 a.m. today:
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Tlingit Museum Pieces Welcomed Home
18 Oct 2017 00:13

By Sentinel Staff
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18 Oct 2017 00:12

By SARAH C. GIBSON
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Special Events Mark 150-Year Observance
18 Oct 2017 00:12

By SHANNON HAUGLAND
Sentinel Staff Writer
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October 18, 2017, Community Happenings
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17 Oct 2017 23:13

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October 17, 2017 Police Blotter
17 Oct 2017 21:21

Sitka Police Department received the following calls by 8 a.m. today:
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Sitka’s Own Holiday to Be Full of Events
16 Oct 2017 23:54

By SHANNON HAUGLAND
Sentinel Staff Writer
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Summit Sets Goals on Climate, Culture
16 Oct 2017 23:53

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Special to the Sentinel
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October 16, 2017, Community Happenings
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October 16, 2017 Police Blotter
16 Oct 2017 22:53

Sitka Police Department received the following calls between 8 a.m. Friday and 8 a.m. today:
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13 Oct 2017 23:53

By SHANNON HAUGLAND
Sentinel Staff Writer
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13 Oct 2017 23:51

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The 1867 Transfer: A Midshipman’s Story
13 Oct 2017 23:50

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October 13, 2017, Community Happenings
13 Oct 2017 23:45

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October 13, 2017 Police Blotter
13 Oct 2017 19:20

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October 12, 2017, Community Happenings
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12 Oct 2017 23:51

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