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Sitkans Against Family Violence seeks coaches for Boys Run: I Toowú Klatseen program

Sitkans Against Family Violence (SAFV) is seeking coaches for its Boys Run: I toowú klatseen (strength of spirit) program.

This is an after-school empowerment program for boys in grades 3-5 that teaches them healthy relationship and respect skills while training towards a 5-kilometer fun run later this fall. 104 more words


UAF Cooperative Extension Service to host forest and tree pest detector workshops in Sitka, Juneau

Invasive pests threaten our natural areas and our community trees. The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service is launching a program to train First Detectors to be the first line of defense against invasive pests in their communities. 104 more words


Alaskan Adventure

If it were just to breathe that air, the trip to Alaska would have been worth it. There is this clean, crisp bliss that comes with an inhale in Sitka that I haven’t gotten elsewhere. 571 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Rare

This is a small pipe organ, manufactured in Estonia in 1844.  Today, it resides in the Sitka Lutheran Church, in Alaska.  I’m guessing that there aren’t very many of these around. 42 more words


Boatbuilding in Sitka Part 2: 1900 Through the 1920s

This is part 2 of three parts of my history of boatbuilding in Sitka. Most of the research was done in 1989 and 1993, when I interviewed boatbuilders and their sons and daughters. 7,162 more words

Alaska History

Boatbuilding in Sitka Part 1: Before 1900

Here are the three parts of my Boatbuilding in Sitka, most of which I did in 1988 and 1993, when I interviewed boatbuilders and the sons and daughters of boatbuilders in Sitka. 5,373 more words

Alaska History