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Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum

Share Your Culture / Share Your Research

Friends of SJ Museum Seeks Winter Lecturers
Alaska Native Culture, Arts & Sciences

Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum is seeking proposals for their Winter Lecture / Culture Share Series to be held on Zoom between November of 2023...

Día de los Muertos – Day of the Dead

Sitka Celebration Announced by CBS
Ethnic Observation

The local Hispanic and Latinx local community is proud to present a “Día de los Muertos” (Day of the Dead) Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 2nd,...

Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium

Traditional Foods & Seasonal Harvest

By SEARHC Health Promotion, Kake & Wrangell Advisory Teams & SE Alaska Volunteers
Alaska Native Culture, Food, Gardening & Foraging

Seasonal harvest allows us to be active, learn about local flora/fauna, and obtain nutrient dense foods. There are numerous wild foods that we can harvest...

Sitka Tribe of Alaska

Youth Activities Scholarship

By Sitka Tribe of Alaska
Education, Learning & Fun, Outdoors & Recreation

Fall Sports & Activities are Coming Up! STA Tribal Youth between the ages of 3 and 18 are eligible for up to $100 of financial...

Sitka Tribe of Alaska

First Alaskans Elders & Youth Conference

In Anchorage Oct. 15th-18th
Alaska Native Culture

Sitka Tribe of Alaska is organizing a trip to Anchorage in October to bring up to eight Tribal youth to the Elders & Youth Conference...

Ludvig's Bistro

Ludvig’s Bistro to be Open Year-Round

Beginning in October
Food, Gardening & Foraging

Chef & Owner Edith Johnson confirmed that Ludvig’s Bistro at 256 Katlian St. in Sitka will be open for dining on a year-round basis beginning...

KCAW Raven Radio 104.7 FM

KCAW Report on Cruise Visitor Initiative

Katherine Rose Piece on Alaska Public Media

On Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2023, KCAW reporter Katherine Rose published a piece entitled “Sitkans push for vote on cruise visitor limits.” The story begins like...

Spinning Moon Apothecary

Turmeric in the Spotlight

From Spinning Moon Apothecary
Food, Gardening & Foraging

Curcuma longa – Turmeric – is pretty popular these days. This bright yellow root that has been long used in Indian and Southeast Asian cuisine...

Sitka WhaleFest and Sitka Sound Science Center

WhaleFest Nov. 3-6, 2023

27th Annual Event by Sitka Sound Science Center
Arts & Sciences, Marine & Maritime

“Sound” Science: Voices from the Ocean This year’s Sitka WhaleFest explores the theme of “sound” science from a variety of angles: using sound waves for...

Sitka Tells Tales, Artchange, Inc., and KCAW Raven Radio 104.7 FM

Voices on Lincoln Street

"Experiment in Reverse Tourism" by Sitka Tells Tales
Arts & Sciences, Learning & Fun, Visitors

“Voices on Lincoln Street: An Experiment in Reverse Tourism” There’s been a cruise boom in Sitka, Alaska, with more people coming to the island community...

City & Borough of Sitka

Youth Art Studio at BMS

8-Week After-School Program Starts Sept. 26th
Arts & Sciences, Education

CBS Parks and Recreation’s After-School Youth Art Studio begins Tuesday, September 26. 8-week program is taught by former BMS Art Teacher Sandra Fontaine. Topics will...

$1,312 is 2023 Alaska PFD

Announced AK Dept. of Revenue

Per a Sept. 21st piece from Alaska Public Media, This year’s Permanent Fund dividend will be $1,312, the Alaska Department of Revenue announced Thursday. Alaskans...

Southeast Dough Co.

Southeast Dough Co.

Sourdough Bread Loaves & More
Food, Gardening & Foraging

Retail Bread Sales – Tuesday pick-ups at Sitka Food Co-op (236 Lincoln St #114 – Harbor Dr side of the Franklin Building – from 3-7pm)....

City & Borough of Sitka

Municipal Election: Early Voting Option

Available Weekdays at Harrigan Centennial Hall Sept. 18-Oct. 2

Early Voting-in-Person for the October 3, 2023 Municipal Election is available weekdays September 18 – October 2 at Harrigan Centennial Hall, from 8:30am to 4:30pm...

Beak Restaurant

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

With Food Specials at Beak thru Oct. 15th
Ethnic Observation, Food, Gardening & Foraging

Beak will be celebrating #hispanicheritagemonth Sept. 15- Oct. 15th with various food specials. The first will be Panamanian Style Rockfish Ceviche. This is a dish...

Sitka Conservation Society

Ready to Upgrade Your Energy Use??

Asks Sitka Conservation Society
Arts & Sciences, Environment & Recycling, Housing, Transportation

“Using Federal and Regional Incentives to Change Household Energy Use” Sitka Conservation Society has created a guide to help local households take advantage of Inflation...

Transition Sitka and Sitka Local Foods Network

Sitka Community Food Assessment

Joint Project of SLFN & Transition Sitka
Food, Gardening & Foraging

Struggle to buy the foods you prefer to eat?  Have food stored in case of an emergency?  Able to access the local, wild foods you...

University of Alaska Southeast

Indigenous Peoples Day: Want to Volunteer?

Planning Group Seeks Volunteers for Oct. 9th Event
Alaska Native Culture, HIstory & Social Justice, Learning & Fun

“Healing for All Generations” is the theme of the 2023 Indigenous Peoples Day Event taking place at Harrigan Centennial Hall on October 9, 2023. We...

Alaska Dept. of Transportation & Public Facilities

AMHS Winter Ferry Schedule

 Now Available For Bookings on Alaska Marine Highway

The AMHS 2023/2024 Winter Schedule is now available for reservations.  Due to the existing shortage of vessel crews, the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) can...

City & Borough of Sitka

Utility Assistance from City

Help May be Available for 2024

CBS will accept applications for the Utility Cost Subsidization Program through October 31. Applicants meeting certain criteria may be eligible for a subsidization of their...

City & Borough of Sitka

Candidates for 2023 Municipal Election

Contact List Published by CBA

Here is a revised Contact List for the 2023 Municipal Election candidates, from the Municipal Clerk’s office as of Sept. 7, 2023.

City & Borough of Sitka

October 3rd Municipal Election

Your Voting Options & Info from CBS

The Regular Municipal Election is Tuesday, October 3. Eligible voters may choose to vote using one of these options: Early voting in-person at Harrigan Centennial...

Sitka Monthly Grind

Call for Performers

For October Sitka Monthly Grind
Arts & Sciences, Learning & Fun

The first Sitka Monthly Grind of the season will take place on Saturday, October 21st at the Sheet’ká Ḵwáan Naa Kahídi. “Variety Show Grind” is...

Sitka Food Co-op

Sitka Food Co-op

Weekly Produce Deliveries on Tuesday
Food, Gardening & Foraging

Our produce has been placed on the barge and here is sampling from our “extras” list that ***as long as produce arrives in good condition***...

Sitka Monthly Grind

Sitka Monthly Grind

New Season Beginning for 2023-24
Arts & Sciences, Learning & Fun

Here is the schedule for the New Season of the Sitka Monthly Grind: Sat. Oct. 21 – “Variety Show Grind” produced by Melinda McAdams &...

Medicaid Annual Renewals

Renewal Requirement Re-started Spring 2023
Health & Safety

Alaska returned to the regular pre-pandemic process of Medicaid annual renewals beginning April 1, 2023. When it is your turn for renewal, we will recheck...

Ocean Wave Quilters Guild

Sewing Machine Repair & Cleaning

In October, by Raintree Quilting & Ocean Wave
Arts & Sciences

Ocean Wave Quilters is sponsoring sewing machine repair and cleaning by Raintree Quilting technicians the fourth week of October. Reserve your space now by contacting...

Sitka Tribe of Alaska

Sitka Tribe’s Kayaaní Commission

Monthly Gatherings - All Are Welcome
Alaska Native Culture, Food, Gardening & Foraging

Sitka Tribe of Alaska’s Kayaaní Commission meets the Last Monday of Every Month from 6:30-8:30pm. All are welcome to attend, including STA Tribal citizens, plant knowledge...

Alaska Marine Safety Ed. Assoc. (AMSEA)

Marine Safety Instructor Training

5 1/2-Day "Train-the-Trainer" Course by AMSEA in Sitka
Education, Health & Safety, Marine & Maritime

AMSEA is conducting a five and a half-day US Coast Guard-accepted Marine Safety Instructor Training (MSIT) in Sitka, Alaska Monday, October 2 – Saturday, October 7,...

Sealaska Heritage Institute

Indian Arts & Crafts Act (IACA)

SHI Urges Thoughtful Pause on Proposed Amendments
Alaska Native Culture, Arts & Sciences

Testimony heard in last of a nationwide series of consultations with Indigenous people, per SHI article published 8/18/23. Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) and the Institute...

Arctic Institute Colonialism Series

Published in 2022 by The Arctic Institute
Alaska Native Culture, HIstory & Social Justice

“Indigenous peoples have inhabited the Arctic since time immemorial, establishing rich regional cultures and governance systems long before the introduction of modern borders. The Arctic...

Pizza Express

Pizza Express NEW Menu

See Our New Menu at Sitka Eats!
Food, Gardening & Foraging

Pizza Express’ new menu is now posted on Sitka Eats. Go to to order online using “Toast.” Or, phone (907) 966-2428 to order for...

What are you in the mood for?

Lunch & Dinner 7 days a week. Delivery, too.
Food, Gardening & Foraging

In the Mood for:  Sushi?  Pho or Korean BBQ?  Classic Stir-Fry? Remember these restaurants – Open 7 days a week for Dine-in or Take-out Little...

“Many Things Under a Rock”

Alaska Researcher Publishes Octopus Book
Arts & Sciences, Learning & Fun

From publisher Norton: A behavioral ecologist’s riveting account of his decades-long obsession with octopuses: his discoveries, adventures, and new scientific understanding of their behaviors. Of...

Outer Coast

Ecology PhD Returns to Outer Coast

Caroline Daws Fall 2023
Arts & Sciences, Education, Marine & Maritime

We are thrilled to announce that visiting faculty member Caroline Daws will be returning for the 2023-2024 Outer Coast Year Fall Semester. Caroline first came...

Basement Space for Rent

Suitable for Business or Daycare, but Not Housing

The United Methodist Church of Sitka, located at 303 Kimsham, has approx. 2,000 sq. ft of basement floor space for rent. Large open space and...

University of Alaska Southeast and Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium

UAS 2023 Outstanding Student

Jessica Whitaker, Alx̱eix̱ Yéil (Dancing Raven)

Jessica Whitaker Alx̱eix̱ Yéil (Dancing Raven) Associate of Applied Science, Business Administration Hometown: Wrangell, AK Behavioral Health Administrative Operations Manager at SouthEast Alaska Regional Health...

Sealaska Heritage Institute

Celebration 2008 Video

Posted by SHI - DNA Research Documenting Shuká Káa
Alaska Native Culture, Arts & Sciences

Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) has digitized and posted on YouTube video of Celebration 2008. Celebration is a dance-and-culture festival first held by SHI in 1982 that has grown...

Ludvig's Bistro

Ludvig’s Bistro Open for Dinner

Mid-May thru Mid-Oct 2023
Food, Gardening & Foraging

LUDVIG’S Bistro is now taking reservations for the summer season through mid October:  Thursday –Monday from 5-9pm! Make reservations for dinner at The Chowder...

Sitka Community Land Trust

News from S’us’ Héeni Sháak

Neighborhood Dedication w/Sign Carved by Will Peterson
Alaska Native Culture, Housing

SCLT Community Dedication and Naming Ceremony for S’us’ Héeni Sháak Neighborhood: The ceremony took place May 13th in the central parking area of the neighborhood...

Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium

Radiology / Imaging Services

Care Closer to Home
Health & Safety

SEARHC is dedicated to providing care closer to home. Our radiology services in Juneau, Prince of Wales, Sitka and Wrangell are equipped with state-of-the-art imaging...

Sealaska Heritage Institute

Raven as Trickster & Cultural Hero

Lecture Series by Sealaska Heritage and Book Planned
Alaska Native Culture, Arts & Sciences

Sealaska Heritage Institute will sponsor a lecture series on “Raven as Trickster and Cultural Hero” by traditional Tlingit and Tsimshian storytellers. Free event to be...

Spinning Moon Apothecary

Spotlight on Devil’s Club – S’axt

Courtesty of Spinning Moon Apothecary
Food, Gardening & Foraging, Health & Safety

Oplopanax horridus A perennial shrub that thrives naturally in the wet woodlands of the Pacific Northwest. An intimidating plant!  It’s tall stalks are covered in...

Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska

T&H Central Council and Tanana Chiefs

Two Tribal Groups Announce Departure from AFN
Alaska Native Culture, Government

Two large Alaska tribal organizations have announced their departure from the Alaska Federation of Natives. Per a May 10, 2023 piece by Rhonda McBride on...

Outer Coast

Outer Coast Year 2023-24

Post-Secondary Education in Sitka
Alaska Native Culture, Education, Outdoors & Recreation

The Outer Coast Year is a transformative, community-based, student-governed education for high school graduates. The Outer Coast Year 2023-24 Application is open! Applications are being...

Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska

New Economic Relief Programs

In Sitka & Southeast Alaska through T&H
Business, Government, Health & Safety, Housing

Tlingit & Haida has launched nine new relief programs for tribal citizens who are registered to the voting community of Sitka, plus additional programs in...

Local Food & Garden Resources

Listing Posted by Transition Sitka
Environment & Recycling, Food, Gardening & Foraging

Sitka Local Foods Network (SLFN) – The Sitka Local Foods Network is a 501(c)3 non-profit group whose mission is to increase the amount of locally...

Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska

Rescue Relief Household Program

From Central Council Tlingit & Haida
Government, Health & Safety, HIstory & Social Justice

Tlingit & Haida is pleased to announce the Rescue Relief Household program. The program is funded through the American Rescue Plan Act and provides $1,000...

Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska

Small Business Relief Program 2023

From Central Council Tlingit & Haida
Business, Government, HIstory & Social Justice

Tlingit & Haida has relaunched the Rescue Small Business Relief program and is now accepting applications. Tribal citizens who are small business owners and have...

Sitka Conservation Society, Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H, and UAF Cooperative Extension Service

Sprockets Bike Club

For Youth Age 7-12
Learning & Fun, Outdoors & Recreation

Do you know any youth who might be interested in turning some wrenches, learning about bike maintenance, and practicing bicycling skills? The Sitka Sprockets Bike...

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