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Sitka artist carries forth Dale DeArmond's teachings

...hometown in Sitka, the muskeg, mountains and beaches, as well as more urban scenes, such as "Katlian Street" and "Japonski Island Boat Shop," and images of public gathering places, such as bookstores and cafes. Old and ruined houses are also...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-27/wood-work
Art
Corinne Bethea Griffin

...Michael until moving to Sitka in 1968. Corinne taught kindergarten for Sitka school district at the school located on Japonski Island.Corinne and Griff moved to Juneau in 1977. By this time she had retired from teaching. Living in Juneau she was...

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Elton Engstrom Jr.

...throughout Southeast Alaska, including projects such as an airport runway in Hoonah and a bridge connecting Sitka and Japonski Island. In appreciation for his work, he was adopted into the Eagle clan in Hoonah and given an honorary name. He was...

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Sitka buses en route?

...Consultants of Tahoe City, Calif. LSC recommends year-round scheduled bus service to both ends of the road system, to Japonski Island and around downtown. The buses would run Monday through Saturday, with reduced service on Saturday. An extra downtown...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120901/sta_buses.shtml
News
Coast Guard chooses pellet heat for Sitka station

...pellet boiler should be installed by next winter, replacing traditional oil-fired boilers at the air station on Japonski Island. "We're going down the pellet path," Hargis said. The air station, not including the Coast Guard housing on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092710/sta_712557495.shtml
News
Koo.eex' memorial ceremony this week in Sitka

...that had been converted into a mausoleum on Sitka's Japonski Island. In 1998, Bob Sam led an effort that identified the remains of nearly 150 people who had been interred on Japonski Island. The remains of the loved ones were either returned...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-04-25/kooeex8217-memorial-ceremony-week-sitka
Local
Mt. Edgecumbe HS offering bike check-out

...have access to classes they might not be able to get at home. The Mt. Edgecumbe High School campus is located on Japonski Island, across the O'Connell Bridge from Sitka on Baranof Island. It's not really that far, about a mile or two...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111910/out_738548653.shtml
Outdoors
Sitka consortium hosts presentation about community greenhouse

...is in negotiations with the state of Alaska to lease an unused piece of Mt. Edgecumbe High School-owned land on Japonski Island near Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital. If the lease goes through, the community greenhouse will help Sitka grow more fruits...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050910/nei_636870548.shtml
Neighbors
Region V championships will add to the memory book

...John O'Connell Bridge (named after a former mayor), which connects Sitka on Baranof Island to Mt. Edgecumbe on Japonski Island, was still under construction. It would open in 1972.Travel was similar to the days of Juneau High School verse...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-03-03/region-v-championships-will-add-memory
Sports | JDHS | TMHS
Neighbors Digest

...Adventure Race on Saturday, June 16, starting and finishing at the Mount Edgecumbe High School boat ramp on Sitka's Japonski Island. A benefit for the Sitka Maritime Heritage Society, the race will feature two courses - a long course of 23 miles...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061307/nei_20070613008.shtml
Neighbors

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