January 21, 2016 Community Happenings

 

Celtic Dance

Classes on Tap

A new session of Celtic dance classes for ages pre-kindergarten through adults starts the week of January 25 on the SJ Campus.

Register online at fineartscamp.org/register or call 747-3085.

 

SLL Board to Meet

Sitka Little League board will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday, January 26, in the Sitka Community Hospital classroom (downstairs).

The meeting is open to the public. Those wanting to help with the upcoming season are asked to attend.

 

Little League

Sets Registration

Registration for Sitka Little League’s 2016 season is open.

Visit sitkalittleleague.org to sign up for baseball and softball. Tryouts/skills evaluations (for players 9 years and older) will be held noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14. and Sunday, Feb. 21, at Blatchley Middle School.

Questions can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

 

SHS Graduation

Party Planning Set

The 2016 SHS graduation party parents meeting is planned 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, in the Blatchley Middle School library.

 

Harp Sing Set

The fourth Sunday Sitka sacred harp sing is set 3:30-5 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Pioneers Home Chapel. Beginners and listeners are welcome. Call 738-2089 with questions.

 

 

ANS to Meet

The Alaska Native Sisterhood will  meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the ANB Founders Hall, 235 Katlian Street.

Those with questions can contact Stephanie Gilardi at 646 510 0596 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

City League

VB to Register

Registration for City League volleyball is open.

Teams of all skill levels can participate. Those who don’t have a team can sign up online to find one. The season begins Feb. 8.

To register or get more information, go to SitkaCommunitySchools.com

 

Adult Soccer

Tourney on Tap

Sitka Community Schools is seeking players for 4x4 indoor soccer tournaments. Games will be Monday and Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons Jan. 25 through Feb. 6.

To register or get more information, go to SitkaCommunitySchools.com

 

 

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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 Tuesday: 2,414

Total statewide – 167,008

Total (cumulative) deaths – 953

Total (cumulative) hospitalizations – 3,311

Current Hospitalizations – 81

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

COVID in Sitka

The COVID alert rate for Sitka is “high,” based on 130 new COVID cases in the past 7 days. Case statistics are as of Sunday.

New cases in Sitka – 7

Cases in last 7 days – 130

Cumulative Sitka cases – 1,467

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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