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Sitka Sound Science Center, Sitka National Historical Park host Eco-Detectives events on Sept. 28 and Oct. 26

A mystery has taken place at Sitka Sound Science Center, and we need Sitka’s youth sleuths to help us solve the caper. Crack the case by using investigative techniques to eliminate suspects and earn your very own Eco-Detectives button upon completion … Continue reading

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Alaska Way of Life 4-H program to host youth archery series in September, October, and November

The Alaska Way of Life 4-H Club is hosting a five-session youth archery series in September, October, and November at the Sitka Sportsman’s Association (5211 Halibut Point Road). This program is for ages 9-18, and will take place from 9-11 … Continue reading

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Kids Fishing Day set for Saturday, June 9, at Swan Lake in Sitka

Kids, get your lucky fishing hats and join the party. The annual Kids Fishing Day is set for Saturday, June 9, at Swan Lake here in Sitka. The lake recently was stocked with wild rainbow trout, and with fish measuring … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center hosts youth Eco-Discovery event on Feb. 2

Join us to learn what’s in a wetland from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, Feb. 2, at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Participate in games and activities that help you explore the soil, crawling critters and wildlife found in healthy … Continue reading

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Banff Film Festival tickets on sale now at Hames Athletic Center, and on Jan. 26 at Old Harbor Books

The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival will make a stop in Sitka as part of its annual world tour, and tickets are available now at the Hames Athletic and Wellness Center and will go on sale Friday, Jan. 26, at Old Harbor Books. The … Continue reading

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Sitka Sprouts program plants the seeds of science for a new generation

Plant the seeds of science in the next generation. Sitka children ages 3-5 can gather at 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Sitka Sound Science Center for this free program. We read a story each week and do a craft and activity … Continue reading

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Sitka to host its local Christmas Bird Count event on Saturday, Dec. 30

This year is the National Audubon Society‘s 118th annual Christmas Bird Count, and Sitka will be one of several Alaska communities to host a local event, with Sitka’s event set for Saturday, Dec. 30. During this event, local teams will hike around various sections … Continue reading

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