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

The 2019 AK Experience Camp is fast approaching (July 22-28 at Rainbow Glacier Camp in Haines, near the Southeast Alaska State Fair Grounds), so it’s time to sign up your Southeast Alaska youth ages 11-18 now. Registration is on a … Continue reading

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

The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival will make a stop on Friday, Feb. 22, in Sitka as part of its annual world tour, and tickets are available now at the Hames Athletic and Wellness Center, and tickets will go on sale about two weeks before … Continue reading

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Sitka to host its local Christmas Bird Count event on Saturday, Dec. 29

This year is the National Audubon Society‘s 119th 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. 29. During this event, local teams will hike around various sections … Continue reading

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Alaska Department of Fish & Game to host ‘Bear Aware’ presentation at Sitka Public Library

Brown bears are beginning to stir on the outskirts of town, so the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is reminding residents to practice diligent bear awareness. Residents should make household garbage unavailable to bears, prior to their arrival. … 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 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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