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UAS-Sitka Campus offers one-credit outdoor recreation class in Fall 2012

Want to play outdoors and earn college credit? The University of Alaska Southeast-Sitka Campus is offering a one-credit outdoor recreation class during the Fall 2012 term. This class, PE-103-T11, will be taught by certified health and PE instructor (and Sitka … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park hosts National Trails Day events on Saturday, June 2

Saturday, June 2, is the 20th anniversary of the American Hiking Society‘s National Trails Day, and the Sitka National Historical Park is hosting a celebration. Included in this event is the launch of the new Sitka Health Summit-backed Park Prescriptions … Continue reading

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Sitka 4H club to offer four new programs this summer

The Sitka 4H club will host four new programs this summer that will allow kids to go hiking, harvest local food, garden, go fishing, learn about plants and more. The Sitka 4H club was launched earlier this school year by … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park celebrates National Park Week on April 21-29

It’s National Park Week on April 21-29, and the Sitka National Historical Park will be among 397 national parks around the country hosting events to celebrate “America’s best idea.” Highlights of the week include a photo contest, a Junior Ranger … 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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International Year of Forests to host January film festival in Sitka

The Sitka Ranger District of the Tongass National Forest and the Sitka National Historical Park will host an International Year of Forests Film Festival during January, with free movies at 7 p.m. on Thursday nights and 2 p.m. on Saturday … Continue reading

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Sitka 4H Club to meet Jan. 3 at Sitka Sound Science Center

The Sitka 4H Club will meet for a potluck dinner from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3, at the Sitka Sound Science Center. The club is sponsored by the Sitka Conservation Society and the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension … 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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Girls On The Run program seeks adult coaches for this spring’s season

Sitkans Against Family Violence (SAFV) is recruiting adult coaches for the spring 2012 season of its Girls On The Run program. The Girls On The Run International program is a life-changing empowerment program for girls (ages 8-14). The program combines … 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 17th annual Running of the Boots takes place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Crescent Harbor shelter. And this year people who … Continue reading

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