8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Municipal Election Early Voting, Centennial Hall 

10 a.m. Center for Community Family Playgroup, St. Peter’s See House, info: 907-966-4234

11-2 Salvation Army Little Store open

Noon White Elephant Shop open

Noon AA, St. Peter’s basement, call AA hotline 747-8866 for information 

Noon STA Tribal Council, via Teleconference

1 p.m. Friend in Grief Volunteer Training, Brave Heart Volunteers, info: 907-747-4600

3:30 p.m. Human Services and Transportation Advisory Committee, Centennial Hall

6:30 p.m. ‘‘Indigenous Resistance Now and Then’’ film, Sheet’ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi

7 p.m. Sitka Sportsman’s Association Indoor Range open

7 p.m. AA, St. Gregory’s Church, 606 Etolin Street, info: 907-747-8866


8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Municipal Election Early Voting, Centennial Hall 

10:30 a.m. Story Time, Sitka Public Library

11-2 Salvation Army Little Store open

Noon AA, St. Peter’s basement, AA hotline 907-747-8866 for information

Noon Alanon Zoom, sitkaalanon@gmail.com, for login info 

Noon White Elephant Shop open

7 p.m. Sport Fisheries Talk, ADF&G, UAS-Sitka Campus Room 229

7 p.m. AA, St. Peter’s basement, 611 Lincoln Street, AA hotline 907-747-8866

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At a Glance

(updated 9-12-2023)

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 8:57 a.m. Tuesday, September 12.

New cases as of Tuesday: 278

Total cases (cumulative) statewide – 301,513

Total (cumulative) deaths – 1,485

Case Rate per 100,000 – 38.14

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

COVID in Sitka

The Sitka community level is now "Low.'' Case statistics are as of Tuesday.

Case Rate/100,000 – 152.50

Cases in last 7 days – 13

Cumulative Sitka cases – 3,575

Deceased (cumulative) – 10

The local case data are from Alaska DHSS.






September 2003

After the season-opening Ketchikan High School swim meet last week, Sitka High swimmer Matt Way is ranked first in the state in the100-meter breaststroke, while Carrington Gorman is ranked second in the 50-meter freestyle.



September 1973

From Around Town: Sitka Historical Society met Sunday at the Centennial Building with the people who had hosted the Historical Room during tour ship visits here. The ladies of the society served a nice Russian Tea from their samovar, and passed around Russian tea cakes.