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Nadine Ramona Jones Joseph Howard & Norise Hanlon. She passed on May 9th 2015.Memorial Services will be on May 15 at the St. Michael's Cathedral in Sitka at 5:30 pm with the funeral service on Saturday May 16th, starting at 11am. We will be having a luncheon...
Death Notice: Nadine Ramona Jones

...Smith; mother, Norise J. Hanlon; father, Joseph E. Howard I.A memorial service was held Friday at St. Michael's Cathedral in Sitka. The funeral service was held Saturday.
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Running of the Boots raises funds for Sitka Local Foods Network boots, zaniest costume, best couple, best kids group and more. The new course starts by St. Michael's Cathedral, and heads down Lincoln Street toward City Hall, takes a left on Harbor Drive and loops up Maksoutov Street and...
History Notes concerning Orthodox Christianity and the Alaska Church

...was transferred to Sitka and learned Tlingit and devised an alphabet for it; he built a school and designed St. Michael's Cathedral there. He sent Elia Tizhnev to Kodiak to begin translation work among the Alutiiqs. He assigned the Aleut priest...
Historic church revisits its past

Rebuilt from its own ashes, St. Michael's Cathedral in Sitka celebrates its 150-year history this weekend. The leader of the Russian Orthodox Church in America and other dignitaries...
Photo: Visiting Russian Orthodox clerics

Alaska Russian Orthodox Diocese Bishop Nikolai, right, leads visiting church dignitaries on a tour of St. Michael's Cathedral on Wednesday in Sitka. Also shown are Bishop Tikhon, left, bishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania...
Former Russian Orthodox priest admits to embezzling money from Sitka parish

...priest has pleaded guilty to mail fraud for embezzling money from his Sitka parish. Eugene Bourdukofsky left St. Michael's Cathedral in 1997. but the embezzlement wasn't reported to the FBI until last year. Last week, Bourdukofsky pleaded...
Shoes of church's bellringer hard to fill

...Sasha Hartman moves away this week. For the last two and a half years, Hartman has been the bell- ringer at St. Michael's Cathedral. But Hartman is moving to Spruce Island near Kodiak. The Orthodox church has yet to find a replacement. Five...
Census commissions totem pole in Sitka

...Sitka carver Tommy Joseph and had its first public showing last week at a ceremony where it was blessed by St. Michael's Cathedral priest Father Elia Larson. The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported the pole is now on a statewide tour starting in Anchorage...
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This Day in History

...was sculpted by Victor Alonzo Lewis. The model was "Skagway Bill" Fonda. In 1964, two Sitka landmarks, St. Michael's Cathedral and the Russian Mission Building, were officially recognized as National Historic Landmarks. In the nation In...


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