Glenn Ulricksen

Former Sitkan Glenn Leonard Ulricksen, of Oak Harbor, Wash., died Jan. 13 at Harborview Hospital in Seattle following a long illness. He was 62.
Services will be held at Sitka National Cemetery and will be announced later.
Glenn was born July 23, 1950, in Ketchikan, the son of Ralph and Marlene Ulricksen. After moving to Sitka, the Ulricksens were the Standard Oil distributors and owned Viking Home Center.
When he was 17, Glenn joined the U.S. Navy. After his honorable discharge he returned to Sitka, where he worked for the city and Standard Oil. After moving to Washington in the early 1990s he attended Perry Technical Institute in Yakima Valley, Wash.,  and was with Genentech.
He enjoyed ham radios, astronomy and following world events. He was  Lutheran.
Survivors include his father, Ralph Ulricksen of Mt. Vernon, Wash.; daughter Jodi Ulricksen-Duffield of Sitka; son Tim Ulricksen of Burlington, Wash., and his significant other, Linda Longacre, of Oak Harbor.
His grandchildren are Kody Ulricksen, Myranda Ulricksen, McKenna Ulricksen-Duffield and Kevin Ulricksen-Duffield, all of Sitka, and Maleea Ulricksen, Jacob Ulricksen and Cassey Ulricksen, all of Burlington, Wash.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Donovans Cremation and Funeral Services, Box 1322, Mt. Vernon, WA 98273.

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AK COVID-19

At a Glance

(updated 5-25-22)

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 25.

New cases as of Wednesday: 1,911

Total cases (cumulative) statewide – 251,425

Total (cumulative) deaths – 1,252

Total (cumulative) hospitalizations – 3,776

Current Hospitalizations – 46

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 – 25

Cumulative Sitka cases – 2,658

Hospitalizations (to date) – 32

Deceased (cumulative) – 6

The local case data are from Alaska DHSS.

  

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20 YEARS AGO
May 2002

 

From Sitka’s Past by Robert DeArmond: May 14, 1878 – The steamer California brought a cannery crew to Sitka for one of the first two salmon canneries in Alaska. The cannery, located at Starrigavan, operated for only two seasons and was abandoned.

50 YEARS AGO
May 1972

 The work of four Sitka artists will be represented in the Ketchikan Arts and Crafts Guild Traveling Show. The artists are Alice Bergdoll, Linda Larsen, Marilyn Nevers and Clint Miller.

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