Lane Robinson

A celebration of the life of Lane Martin Robinson will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, at the Salvation Army church.
Capt. Turnie Wright will officiate at the service. A gathering will be held afterward, also at the church.
Lane died in a traffic accident here on Christmas Eve. He was 22.
He was born Dec. 8, 1990, at home in Salem, Ore. He attended Salem schools, and first came to Sitka about six years ago. He worked for Sitka AC Lakeside, Sitka Sound Seafood and McGlone & Son Enterprises. In Klawock he worked for AC, and in the sawmill. He also had done some fishing.
He loved his family, loud music, drawing, working with his hands, going fast, and pizza, his family said. He was exceptional at math, and was very creative.
He was preceded in death by a brother, James Edward McGlone.
He is survived by Chanel Mackie and their son, Tyler Michael Robinson, of Sitka and Klawock; his mother, Tina Renee Miller of Sitka; his father, Lee Wallace Robinson of Salem; a brother, Joshua Scott McGlone of Sitka; an aunt, Juli Miller, a cousin, Jon Miller and an uncle, Jace V. Miller, all of Salem; and his grandmother, Margaret Miller of Salem.
  Chanel’s family includes her mother, Melissa Mackie; stepfather Randy Dilts; brothers Brayde Dilts, Blaise Dilts and Bryan Mackie; and grandmother Tina Kato, all of Klawock.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lane Robinson Memorial Fund, at First Bank.

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At a Glance

(updated 6-29-22)

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, June 29.

New cases as of Wednesday: 2,123

Total cases (cumulative) statewide – 261,987

Total (cumulative) deaths – 1,252

Total (cumulative) hospitalizations – 3,772

Current Hospitalizations – 87

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.

Cases in last 7 days – 22

Cumulative Sitka cases – 2,763

Hospitalizations (to date) – 29

Deceased (cumulative) – 6

The local case data are from Alaska DHSS.






June 2002

Photo caption: The ANB team celebrates after winning the Sitka Major League tournament. From left are Billy Allery, Gordon Reeder, Chris Scott, Ross Venneberg, Cole Venneberg, Kale Vilandre, Cedar Mayo, Rhys Kimmel, Leslie Isaacs, Ian Blair, Kory Hansen and Kyle Foot.



June 1972

For the second year in a row, Don Barton Jr., a Washington state logger, has walked off with the All-Alaska Logging Championship all-around logger trophy. Two other former winners, Mike McGraw (1968) and Jack Adams (1970), again placed high.