6 p.m. Alaska Storytellers, free performane, ANB Founders Hall

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


Noon Sitka Woman’s Club, BEAK Restaurant

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

Noon-4 p.m. Salvation Army Little Store open

Noon-3 p.m. White Elephant Shop open

1 p.m. Sitka Health Summit Coalition Senior Center Project event, ANB Founders Hall

5 p.m. Meet-and-Greet for Sitka Cirque, 205 Smith Street


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

5 p.m. Dinner, Auction for Sitka Youth Football, Sitka Elks Lodge

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


8 a.m. United Way of Southeast Day of Caring, meet at UAS-Sitka Campus, call 907-463-5530 or staff@unitedwaySEAK.org

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

4 p.m. 4-H Open House and registration, UAS-Sitka Campus Room 106

6 p.m. White Elephant Shop open

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At a Glance

(updated 9-28-22)

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 12:15 pm Wednesday, September 28.

New cases as of Wednesday: 546

Total cases (cumulative) statewide – 282,928

Total (cumulative) deaths – 1,329

Total (cumulative) hospitalizations – 3,955

Case Rate per 100,000 – 74.91

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

COVID in Sitka

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

Case Rate per 100,000 – 117.30

Cases in last 7 days – 10

Cumulative Sitka cases – 3,358

Hospitalizations (to date) – 29

Deceased (cumulative) – 7

The local case data are from Alaska DHSS.






September 2002

Photo caption: Bus drivers Derrell John and Sabrina Smith stand next to the new Community Ride buses at Crescent Harbor bus stop, which serves as a transfer point. The two public transportation buses will run two routes, one along Halibut Point Road, the other along Sawmill Creek Road. 


September 1972

 Photo caption: Bill Willis, the new owner-manager of the Dip’n’ Sip in the Triune Building serves up another ice cream cone for a pleased customer. Bill and his wife Dorothy purchased the business from JoAnne Harris. Along with the ice cream treats, sandwiches and soups will be added to the menu.