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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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Sitka Spruce Tips-Alaska Way of Life 4-H club to host Wild Edibles Series this fall

The Sitka Spruce Tips-Alaska Way of Life 4-H Club will begin a six-week Wild Edible Series  starting on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Kids will get outside and explore the bounty of wild edibles in Southeast Alaska. Activities include picking berries, identifying mushrooms, … Continue reading

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Kids Fishing Day set for Saturday, June 11, 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 11, 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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Sitka Trail Works provides landslide trail status update and announces this Saturday’s group hike

On Saturday, Aug. 29, Sitka Trail Works will lead a hike on the newly repaired Herring Cove trail. The hike will include the loop around Beaver Lake before returning to the trailhead. Meet at 9 a.m. at the trailhead at the … Continue reading

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Kids Fishing Day set for Saturday, June 6, 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 6, 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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Sitka 4-H program to host general meeting and Alaska Way of Life 4-H club to host six-week wild edibles class

The Sitka 4-H program will host a general meeting from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15, in Room 106 at the University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus. This meeting is for all current 4-H program members and any kids ages 5-18 interested in learning … Continue reading

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USDA Forest Service hosts special 70th birthday picnic for Smokey the Bear

ONLY YOU – Silas Ferguson, age 7, gives Smokey Bear, age 70, a high-five at Starrigavan Campground on Saturday, Aug. 9, as Dalton Voron, age 10, looks on. U.S. Forest Service staff in Sitka hosted a picnic to celebrate Smokey’s … Continue reading

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