Tag Archives: Doug Osborne

Sitka Health Summit chooses three 2015-16 community wellness projects

Sitka residents decided to find ways to honor and support our elders, build an accessible community playground near Crescent Harbor, and build a community greenhouse on the roof of the city cold storage building (or a similar-flat-roofed structure), choosing those … Continue reading

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Seventh annual Sitka Health Summit helps celebrate a culture of wellness in Sitka

The seventh annual Sitka Health Summit is coming up, and this year’s event features health fair, lunch-and-learn, community planning day and community wellness awards. This annual event got its start in 2007, when leaders from Sitka Community Hospital and the SouthEast … Continue reading

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Sitka Bike Rodeo, National Bike to School Day put spotlight on kids’ cycling and safety

As the temperatures warm up, two events this week will highlight kids’ cycling and safety in Sitka — the Sitka Bike Rodeo on Saturday, May 4, and the second annual National Bike to School Day on Wednesday, May 8. These … Continue reading

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National Bike to School Day, Sitka Bike Rodeo put spotlight on kids’ cycling

Two events this week will highlight kids’ cycling in Sitka — the inaugural National Bike to School Day on Wednesday, May 9, and the Sitka Bike Rodeo on Saturday, May 12. On Wednesday, schools all over the country will encourage … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars for the Sitka Winter Cycling Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 28

During a Sitka winter you never know what type of weather you’ll get — freezing rain, snow, hail, wind, even the occasional sunny day. But Sitka cyclists are a hardy bunch and many of us ride all winter long. With … Continue reading

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Sitka Community Playground project thanks those who took part in garage sale

(NOTE: The following letter to the editor was submitted to local media by Alice Marcus of the Sitka Community Playground project on Nov. 29, 2011.) Dear editor, On Nov. 11-12, the Sitka Community Playground group held a rummage sale as … Continue reading

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Mt. Edgecumbe High School starts bike check-out program for students

This article originally appeared on the Alaska Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance site. Students at Mt. Edgecumbe High School sometimes can feel trapped at the school. A new bike check-out program is giving those students a chance to have a little … Continue reading

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