November 4, 2013 Community Happenigns

Pioneers Meet
    Pioneers of Alaska will meet Nov. 7 at the Methodist Church.
    Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and a brief business meeting.
    A split-the-pot raffle with door prizes will be part of the program, as well as historical presentations by various Pioneers.

    Theater Subject
    Of Presentation
    Members of the Sitka Fine Arts Camp Young Performers Theatre musical cast of “The Adventures of Beatrix Potter and Her Friends” will be at Kettleson Memorial Library 5 p.m. Nov. 10 to share a sampling of the stories and musical numbers from their production.
    The full musical will be presented  Nov. 16 and 17 at Odess Theater at Allen Hall on the Sheldon Jackson campus.

    SCVB Board Meets
    The Sitka Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors will meet 1 p.m. Nov. 6 at Harrigan Centennial Hall. Questions can be directed to the SCVB at 747-5940 or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

    School Board,
    Auditors Meet
    Members of the Sitka School Board will meet with the school district auditor, BDO, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Alaska State School Board Annual Conference in Anchorage at the Hilton Hotel Nov. 7-10.

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AK COVID-19

At a Glance

(updated 5-25-22)

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 11:55 pm Wednesday, May 25.

New cases as of Wednesday: 1,911

Total cases (cumulative) statewide – 251,425

Total (cumulative) deaths – 1,252

Total (cumulative) hospitalizations – 3,776

Current Hospitalizations – 46

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

COVID in Sitka

The Sitka community level is now "medium.'' Case statistics are as of Wednesday.

Cases in last 7 days – 25

Cumulative Sitka cases – 2,658

Hospitalizations (to date) – 32

Deceased (cumulative) – 6

The local case data are from Alaska DHSS.

  

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20 YEARS AGO
May 2002

 

From Sitka’s Past by Robert DeArmond: May 14, 1878 – The steamer California brought a cannery crew to Sitka for one of the first two salmon canneries in Alaska. The cannery, located at Starrigavan, operated for only two seasons and was abandoned.

50 YEARS AGO
May 1972

 The work of four Sitka artists will be represented in the Ketchikan Arts and Crafts Guild Traveling Show. The artists are Alice Bergdoll, Linda Larsen, Marilyn Nevers and Clint Miller.

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