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Girls On The Run program hosts meeting March 6 to plan 5K fun run

Organizers and partners of Sitka’s Girls On The Run program will meet from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, at Homeport Eatery to plan this year’s end-of-season five-kilometer fun run. Girls On The Run is a life-changing empowerment program for girls … Continue reading

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Girls On The Run program seeks adult coaches for this spring’s season

Sitkans Against Family Violence (SAFV) is recruiting adult coaches and volunteers for the Spring 2014 season of Girls on the Run. Girls On The Run is a life-changing empowerment program for girls in third through fifth grade. We teach life … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park hosts educational ranger-led walks each day

The Sitka National Historical Park offers daily guided programs teaching Sitka residents and visitors about the park’s natural and cultural resources. The Battle Walk returns to the battleground and former fort site of the Tlingit-Russian Battle of 1804, which was … Continue reading

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Park Prescription Program: The Path to Wealth and Fitness

Longtime Sitka walker wins $100 at the first quarterly drawing of completed Park Prescription cards. Story and Photo By MICHAEL HESS, Park Ranger, Sitka National Historical Park SiITKA NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK (June 24, 2013) – While many visitors are enriched … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park hosts its second annual National Trails Day event Saturday, June 1

Come celebrate the outdoors and get healthy. Sitka National Historical Park will host a day-long event in honor of the American Hiking Society’s 21st annual National Trails Day® on Saturday, June 1. The event will be held at the park’s … Continue reading

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Sitka Conservation Society offers ‘Leave No Trace’ trainer certification course on June 8-9

When we go into the wild, our goal should be to enjoy the beauty while having a minimal impact on our environment. The Sitka Conservation Society will host a “Leave No Trace” trainer certification course on June 8-9 at Starrigavan … Continue reading

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Girls On The Run program to wind up Sitka season with five-kilometer run on Saturday, May 11

The Sitka chapter of the international Girls On The Run program will host its end-of-season event, a five-kilometer (3.1-mile) run at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 11, at the Sitka Sound Science Center. The event promotes empowerment for girls and education … 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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Ruffle your feathers and join the annual Parade of Species on Friday, April 19

Channel your inner eagle, urchin, bear or ladybug by wearing your Tongass-inspired costume during the Sitka Conservation Society‘s 12th annual Parade of Species on Friday, April 19. Gather at 2:30 p.m. at Totem Square, and the parade starts marching down … Continue reading

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Running of the Boots raises funds for Sitka Local Foods Network

It’s time to dig your XtraTufs out of the closet and gussy them up. The 18th annual Running of the Boots begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Crescent Harbor shelter. So what is the Running of … Continue reading

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