11-2 Salvation Army Little Store open

Noon Sitka Health Summit Coalition meeting, virtual, email amandar@searhc.org for link

Noon Open Swim, Blatchley Pool

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

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

Noon White Elephant Shop open

4 p.m. Virtual Rally For the Tongass, go to SEACC.org/Tongass-Rally to register

6 p.m. Armchair Travels Speaker Series, via Zoom, email margo.oconnell@cityofsitka.org for details

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


Noon AA, St. Peter’s See House, call AA hotline 907-747-8866 for information 

4 p.m. Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 4, ANB Founders Hall

5 p.m. ‘‘Images of Change’’ project by Island Artists Gallery and Sitka Public Library, call 747-4020 to register

5:30 p.m. Alaska Storytellers informational meeting, 215 Smith Street, Suite C, info: Kris Wilcox 907-752-0447

6:30 p.m. ‘‘Broadway Night (Abridged!)’’ Odess Theater on SJ Campus, tickets at Old Harbor Books and fineartscamp.org


7 p.m. AA Reaching For The Stars, St. Peter’s, 611 Lincoln Street, hotline 907-747-8866

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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.





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..


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.