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Origins of the Sitka Mission

By Rebecca Poulson Presented at the Alaska Historical Society Annual Meeting, Cordova, Alaska 2015

I have been working on the history of the Sheldon Jackson School and College, which began as a Presbyterian mission in Sitka in 1878. 3,514 more words

Alaska History

The fiasco that was: A recap of my 2016 Alberta hunting season

Well, to say that my 2016 hunting season was interesting would be an understatement. Having been away for university in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan since 2012, I have only managed to make it back for 1 hunting season, meaning this year was the first time I had been out since November of 2013. 1,486 more words

North Face

Owls and Animals/Alaska photos

I’m currently reading The Hidden Lives of Owls by Leigh Calvez.  It’s a good read.  I recommend.  I was reminded of a trip my mother and I took in 2014 to The Alaska Raptor Center in Sitka, AK.   279 more words


Winter Fish


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You blink. The days of beating the heat with a splash into your local lake are gone again. 748 more words

Backyard Adventures

Sitka, Alaska, USA - May/June 1998

Next up on the cruise was Sitka. Again don’t remember too much about this port. Maybe we took a cable car up to the top of the mountain? 11 more words

North America

Scenes from the Holiday Make and Take class Dec. 12 at the Sitka Kitch

Students learned how to make whipped body butter, peppermint lip balm, luxurious sugar scrub, and holiday cheer room spray using essential oils during the Holiday Make and Take… 164 more words