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Sitka Maritime Heritage Society to host summer camp, harbor walk, and a treasure hunt

The Sitka Maritime Heritage Society is hosting a summer camp, waterfront/harbor walk and a treasure hunt during August. The Sails, Knots and What-Nots summer camp takes place on Monday, July 31, though Friday, Aug. 4, and is geared toward youth … Continue reading

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KCAW-Raven Radio to host Only Fools Run At Midnight on Saturday, June 24

Mark your calendars! Sitka’s wildest running event, the 14th annual Only Fools Run at Midnight, is coming up at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, with a brand new course. The race starts and finishes at Harrigan Centennial Hall and follows … Continue reading

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National Get Outdoors Day celebrates its 10th anniversary on Saturday, June 10

Participants from federal agencies, nonprofit organizations and the recreation industry are again teaming up to host the 10th annual National Get Outdoors Day (GO Day) to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun at sites across the nation. On Saturday, June 10, … Continue reading

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Kids Fishing Day set for Saturday, June 10, 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 10, 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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The Lucky Herring is Eco-Discovery Day topic March 17 at Sitka Sound Science Center

Join us for an epic herring journey from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, March 17, at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Participate in games and activities to learn what it takes for a herring to go from egg to adult. … Continue reading

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AK Experience Camp gives youth a chance to experience Alaska skills and adventure

The 2017 AK Experience Camp is fast approaching (June 5-9 at the Eagle River Scout Camp in Juneau), so it’s time to sign up your Southeast Alaska youth now. Registration is on a first -come, first-served basis, and members of the … Continue reading

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Sitka Youth Sleuths needed Jan. 28 for Eco-Discovery Day at Sitka Sound Science Center

Attention, calling all Sitka Youth Sleuths! Bella the Baby Sea Urchin has been swept away by a strong ocean current and she can’t be found. We need your help. Come to the Sitka Sound Science Center between 9 a.m. to … Continue reading

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