Monthly Archives: October 2010

Sitka Outdoor Recreation Coalition to hold first meeting on Nov. 18

The Sitka Outdoor Recreation Coalition will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18, at Harrigan Centennial Hall. The Sitka Outdoor Recreation Coalition was created during the community planning meeting from the 2010 Sitka Health Summit in October, when Sitka … Continue reading

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Online recreation survey has deadline of Nov. 3

It was good to see a full house both nights during the Oct. 27-28 workshops for the Sitka Sustainable Outdoor Recreation Action Plan, about 50-60 people each night at Harrigan Centennial Hall. There were a lot of good ideas and … Continue reading

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Outside play connects kids to nature, provides a valuable education

We live in an outdoor paradise in Southeast Alaska, but our children still sometimes spend too much time indoors with video games, the computer or TV. A recent study from the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that children ages 8-18 spend … Continue reading

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Public workshop Oct. 27-28 for the Sitka Sustainable Outdoor Recreation Action Plan

The Sitka Outdoor Recreation Coalition will join other community groups Oct. 27-28 at a U.S. Forest Service-hosted meeting to create a Sitka Sustainable Outdoor Recreation Action Plan. The public workshop for this plan takes place from 6-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Get Out, Sitka! is a website operated by the Sitka Outdoor Recreation Coalition, a group created at the 2010 Sitka Health Summit to find ways to encourage and support people (especially children and families) to get outdoors more often for … Continue reading

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