December 21, 2015 Community Happenings

BHV Annual

Meeting on Tap

Brave Heart Volunteers will hold its annual business meeting 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Pioneers Home Managers House.

The community is invited to attend.  For more information contact Brave Heart at 747-4600.

 

Pie-Baking Class

Listed for Dec. 23

SAIL will offer a pie-baking class 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, at Sitka Kitch for those over age 60.

The class will make sweet and savory galettes, a lattice pie and a cream pie. Pastry chef and instructor Betsy Sanchez will teach the class.

Space is limited. Contact Claire at 747-6859 for more information.

 

Methodists Plan

Service Dec. 24

Sitka United Methodist Church will have two Christmas Eve services on Dec. 24.

Worship times are 5:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. Services are open to the community and all are invited to attend. The service will include candle-lighting, special music and open Communion. 

 

Open House Set

Tonight on Maple

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Maple invites Sitkans to its second annual Holiday Open House aboard the cutter 6-8 p.m. tonight, Dec. 21.

The event is family-friendly.

 

ANS to Meet

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 4 will meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, at the ANB Founders Hall.

An update will be heard on the Christmas community dinner and other ANS business.

Call Joy Wood, 752-0845, with questions.

 

Letters to Santa

Letters posted here will be forwarded to Santa Claus at the North Pole. Letters may be dropped off at the Sentinel office or at Sitka True Value to be printed in the newspaper and placed here.

 

Dear Santa: This year may I please have a baby tedy, a big stuffed horse, a army man, and please please have that lego boat set, please? I have been very good to my sister, and have been doing lots of chores, in fact I did a load of dishes today! How are you doing this year? How are the rein deer? How are the elves? hope you have a good night of flying! Merry Chrismas! P.S. What would you like to eat when you come to my house? Love Dane Evans

 

 

Dear Santa: I bet Mrs. Clause is baking yummy cookies!! I have been working on math this year. This Christmas I am hopeful for the Harry Potter illustrated book copy and a gift card ot Old Harbor Books. Please and Thank You. Love, Rie

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AK COVID-19 
At a Glance

(updated 1-12-22)

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 am Wednesday.

New cases as of Friday: 2,512

Total statewide – 172,329

Total (cumulative) deaths – 955

Total (cumulative) hospitalizations – 3,337

Current Hospitalizations – 103

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

COVID in Sitka

The COVID alert rate for Sitka is “high,” based on 153 new COVID cases in the past 7 days. Case statistics are as of Sunday.

New cases in Sitka – 34

Cases in last 7 days – 153

Cumulative Sitka cases – 1,531

Deceased (cumulative) – 6

The local case data are from the City of Sitka website.

  

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20 YEARS AGO
January 2002

Classified ads, Rentals: 3-bdrm. house on the beach. $900; 3-bdrm duplex, washer/dryer $945; Great downtown house, 2 bdrms., 2 baths, furnished,
W/D, hardwood floors $850; 2-bdrm. roomy apartment $945..

 

50 YEARS AGO
January 1972

The City and Borough Assembly Tuesday approved an ordinance establishing a transportation committee to advise the assembly and promote transportation services for the municipality. Members are Cecil McClain, Ray Mabey, Clarence Kramer,
Dick Cushing and Burt Hansen.

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