Announcements

Arts & Sciences, Health & Safety

Visit sitkalandslide.org

A collaborative effort from SSSC, STA & others

To learn about the Current & Forecasted Landslide risk for Sitka, Alaska, visit sitkalandslide.org The website provides information on: Understanding Risk: high, medium, low Your personal warning system Oral histories…

Housing

Doublewide Trailer

For Sale by Owner

For Sale: $180.000 Doublewide trailer – 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,300 sq feet, with 2-story building, garden shed, Coverall shed and smokehouse. Must see to appreciate at 2716 Halibut Point…

Business

Micro Enterprise Grant

From UAA Center for Human Development

Are you starting a small business, expanding an existing business, or buying an existing business? The Micro Enterprise Grant offers individuals who are Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority beneficiaries, or…

Health & Safety

Sitka Animal Shelter

Message July 15th

As of July 16, 2022, the Sitka Police Department will no longer have a dedicated Animal Control Officer. All calls concerning ordinances, animals running at large, bark complaints and live…

Food, Gardening & Foraging

Simple Pleasures of Alaska

Jams, Jellies, Honey & more - Made in Sitka

Check out our various jams & jellies, fireweed honey & more – made by our Sitka family business from berries & flowers grown in Sitka.  Available at various stores in…

Food, Gardening & Foraging

Alaskans Own Seafood Boxes

 Custom Orders also available

Premium quality fish in vacuum-sealed, flash-frozen portions. Enjoy halibut, salmon, spot prawns, rockfish, sablefish, lingcod and more! Pick up in Sitka or have us ship it directly to your door…

Municipal

Voter Registration Reminder

For Municipal Election

The regular election of the City and Borough of Sitka is October 4, 2022. To be eligible to vote, you must be a registered voter in Sitka. The last day…

Municipal

Assembly Meetings – general info.

How to View Agenda & Make Public Comment

Regular Assembly Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in Harrigan Centennial Hall. Agenda and supporting documentation are available at https://sitka.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx, the Sitka…

Municipal

Candidate Filing till Aug. 5th

For elected City posts

The following vacancies are to be filled through a regular election of the City and Borough of Sitka on October 4, 2022: one Mayor seat (two-year term), two Assembly member…

Health & Safety, Outdoors & Recreation

“Share the Trail”

Reminds Sitka Cycling Club

Cyclists are reminded to keep speeds down and be courteous to walkers and other people on the Sitka’s multi-use paths, like the Sawmill Creek Pathway that goes from Jeff Davis…

Food, Gardening & Foraging, Visitors

Path to Prosperity Business Competition

2022 Finalists Announced by Spruce Root

We’re thrilled to announce this year’s cohort of tourism-focused Path to Prosperity Business Competition finalists! From starting Wrangell’s first electric scooter rental company, to offering experiential 3-week canoe trips for Alaska…

Food, Gardening & Foraging

“Fish for Families”

Launched by ALFA & ASFT

Local fishermen and communities launch “Fish for Families” in response to continued salmon declines throughout Alaska SITKA, July 6, 2022 – Last week, local fishermen, tribal organizations, and community leaders…

Food, Gardening & Foraging

The Fresh Fish Food Truck is back!

Grab 'n Go with locally caught fish

Back by popular demand – Located right behind Ernie’s Saloon 11:30am-3pm Monday thru Wed. & Friday thru Sunday. Your go-to spot for Poke with ahi tuna or locally caught salmon,…

Arts & Sciences, Learning & Fun

48-hour Film Fest up online

Videos by Sitka filmmakers

A big Thank You to the Sitka Film Society & the Coliseum Theater for making Sitka’s 2022 48-Hour Film Fest possible! (Not to mention Shannon Haugland & Rob Poulson –…

Sitka Trailworks & Sitka Tribe

Mutually appreciative partnership

We are so thankful for our partners at Sitka Tribe of Alaska and to be guests on Tlingit Aani. Woody Widmark, Tribal Chairman, on April 15, 2022 said: “Tlingit people…

Food, Gardening & Foraging

Sitka Counseling thanks AC Lakeside

for partnering on food!

A BIG  “Thank you” to AC Lakeside for supporting our clients by donating healthy foods for their use. We appreciate your partnership and collaboration in support of our community.

Environment & Recycling

Free Dish & Utensil Rentals

Green Lending Library with SCPS

Interested in minimizing waste at your next event? Check-out our Green Lending Library for FREE rentals of reusable dishes, utensils, and more! Email hopeco@scpsak.org if you have any questions or…

Food, Gardening & Foraging, Health & Safety

Supporting SE Alaska Local Farmers

Message from SEARHC's WIC program

WIC is proud to support local farmers in Southeast Alaska! Panhandle Produce in Juneau, the Sitka Farmer’s Market, and Four Winds Farm at the Haines Farmer’s Market ALL accept WIC…

Alaska Native Culture, Food, Gardening & Foraging

Indian Rice & the Chocolate Lily

Featured in the SEARHC Traditional Foods Guide

Indian Rice comes from the Chocolate Lily (Kóox) plant root. To find it, dig around the base of the plant and gently pull up the bulb. Break apart the bulbs…

Food, Gardening & Foraging, Health & Safety

Beach Asparagus

Featured in SEARHC Traditional Foods Guide

Beach Asparagus (Sukkáadzi), is found on intertidal beaches during late spring through summer. Gather them before they flower to avoid a woody taste. To harvest beach asparagus, cut them at…

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Health & Safety

Sitka has a Sexual Assault Response Team

Supported by SAFV, Sitka Tribe, SEARHC & Sitka P.D.

SAFV 24/7 Crisis Line (907) 747-3370 OR 1 (800) 479-6511 Sitka has a team of professionals ready to respond and support survivors of sexual assault.  For emergencies or medical attention,…

Alaska Native Culture, Arts & Sciences

Artist-in-Residence at SJ Museum

Presented by Friends of SJ Museum during July

JULY Classes & talks with Eechdaa Dave Ketah Tinaa Making Basics Class with Eechdaa Dave Ketah (meets Sat. July 16 from 1-4pm) “Did the Ancestors Call it Art?” artist talk…

Alaska Native Culture, Arts & Sciences

Totem Pole Installed at Centennial Building

Gift to Sitka Tribe from artist

A new totem pole — Xóotsk’i Tláa Kootéeyaa (Little Bear Mother Story Pole) — was unveiled at Harrigan Centennial Hall on 6/25. The 9-foot bronze sculpture was created by Tlingit…

Arts & Sciences, Food, Gardening & Foraging

Herring Eggs Survey – Respondents Needed!

Aid subsistence research & enter a raffle

Sitka Tribe of Alaska asks anyone who eats herring eggs to complete a brief survey at this link to aid research of Alaska’s subsistence herring egg distribution network. Respondents will…

Alaska Native Culture, Arts & Sciences

Chilkat Weaver Biography

Klukwan artist Clara Newman Benson

Sealaska Heritage Institute has published the first-ever biography of the prolific Klukwan artist Clara Newman Benson (Deinḵul.át), who lived from 1856 to 1935 and was a significant Chilkat weaver of…

Arts & Sciences, Environment & Recycling, Marine & Maritime

New Aquarium Creatures!

At Sitka Sound Science Center

New in the Aquarium:  The aquarium has seen many visitors and has some new residents this month (June):  Jellyfish Relatives! Our aquarist, Matt Wilson, collected some new red-eye medusae, Polyorchis…

Arts & Sciences, Outdoors & Recreation

Artist-Scientist Visiting Sitka

Thanks to Sitka Conservation Society

For the past few years, Sitka Conservation Society has been hosting artists and changemakers at our Phonograph Creek property to connect them to the Tongass National Forest. We are using…

Food, Gardening & Foraging

Kenny’s Wok & Teriyaki Current Menu

Open 7 days a week

A reminder:  Kenny’s Wok & Teriyaki – located at 210 Katlian St. in Sitka – is open 7 days a week! Call (907) 747-5676. See Kenny’s CURRENT MENU on Sitka…

Marine & Maritime

For Sale: F/V JAM IN

Thomsen Harbor Slip B15

2008 Osprey 28′ with Full Galley, Head & Shower (sleeps 4) Hydraulic Downriggers Two Steering Stations Stabilizing System, Triple Axle Trailer Electronics Package, Sounder, Radar GPS, VHF Radio w/Scrambler Single…

Health & Safety

Senior Walkers are back in Action!

At the Hames Center + other neat activities!

The Senior Walkers are back in action every Tuesday from 1-2pm at the Hames Center ~ Come join us for a few laps & laughs! Seniors & BHV volunteers are…

Alaska Native Culture, Arts & Sciences, Education

Launch of Iñupiaq Dictionary

Announced by Artic Slope Community Foundation

June 7, 2022:  Arctic Slope Community Foundation Launches Inupiaq Dictionary and Sentence Building App Anchorage, AK – We here at Arctic Slope Community Foundation (ASCF) are beyond excited to share…

Transportation

Low Emission & Electric Ferry Project

Research Project selected for DOT funding

Southeast Conference and Alaska DOT&PF partner on research project. (JUNEAU, Alaska) May, 2022 — Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) and Southeast Conference (SEC) are partnering to conduct…

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