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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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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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Hames Wellness Center to host five-week Backpacking 101 class in October

Want to learn how to prepare for a backcountry adventure? Backcountry snowboarder and outdoor enthusiast Meridith Condon, a National Outdoor Leadership School Instructor, will teach a five-week Backpacking 101 class in October at the Hames Athletic and Wellness Center. The … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center introduces its new Junior Naturalist program

The Sitka Sound Science Center is launching a new Junior Naturalist program. This program takes school-aged children on an educational journey through the Sitka Sound Science Center’s aquarium and hatchery. Complete five self-paced quests to earn a Junior Naturalist badge … Continue reading

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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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