Rebecca Rose

A celebration of life for Rebecca Rose, a lifelong Kake resident, will be held 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the Sitka Salvation Army church. A coffee time will follow, and donations of food are welcome.
    Rebecca died Oct. 2 at SEARHC-Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital, at age 88.
    She was born May 13, 1924, in Kake, the daughter of Nick and Lucy (Kake) Davis. She was a retired baker.
    She was a member of the Salvation Army, and had belonged to the Alaska Native Sisterhood.
    She is survived by daughters Barbara Rose, Cheryl Rose, Marilyn Aceveda and Janet Rose and sons Barton and Steve, all of Kake; and her granddaughter Stephanie Rose, of Juneau, whom she considered her daughter.
    “Grandma Becca” also was survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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AK COVID-19 
At a Glance

(updated 5-18-22)

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 pm Wednesday, May 18.

New cases as of Wednesday: 1,675

Total cases (cumulative) statewide – 249,522

Total (cumulative) deaths – 1,252

Total (cumulative) hospitalizations – 3,762

Current Hospitalizations – 44

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

COVID in Sitka

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

Cases in last 7 days – 54

Cumulative Sitka cases – 2,633

Hospitalizations (to date) – 32

Deceased (cumulative) – 6

The local case data are from Alaska DHSS.

  

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20 YEARS AGO
May 2002

Police blotter: Two juveniles who were seen throwing their belonging at each other were told to stop or face arrest. ... A woman was reported arguing with her husband and friends, all of whom agreed she had been drinking too much. ... A man said he thought a neighbor had his missing cat, but the neighbor showed police his cat and her six kittens. A watch will be kept for the missing cat.

 

50 YEARS AGO
May 2002

 There will not be a commercial herring spawn and help fishery in the Sitka area, Jim Parker, Fish & Game fisheries management biologist, announced.  There’s been good herring spawn but herring haven’t spawned in the macrocystis kelp beds.

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