Sitka clan house repairs could patch up community

...pieces of Shuka (a Tlingit word denoting ancestors). Basically taking care of issues of family and houses," Jimmy told the Sentinel.For the past week Jimmy and Smith, who has 25 years of construction experience working for Whitestone Logging, have been...
Interim CEO steps in

...meals.Allen said he can serve until April, when his Sitka boat tour business begins for the visitor season, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported.The Sitka Assembly voted in December to extend a line of credit to the hospital from $500,000 to $1.5 million...
Sitka man charged in police standoff

SITKA - A Sitka man is facing three felony assault charges after an early-morning standoff with police Sunday ended with the use of tear gas. Responding to a call about 1 a.m.
Health consortium closes medical training unit

...Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium has ended a Sitka-based emergency medical training program.The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported that the closure ends three decades of training in first aid, CPR and emergency medical services.Consortium spokeswoman...
Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing lab

...Administration for Native Americans, which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported the lab will allow the tribe and six other tribal organizations to assess vulnerability in their communities for health...
Coffee with a conscience for its coffee offerings, along with its supplier, Sentinel Coffee. "What can we do to be more sustainable?" Marc Wheeler...wife, Jessica Paris, asked himself. In conversations with Sentinel Coffee owner and roaster David Thomas, Wheeler said he learned...
Kindred Post: multiple artists photographer Hannah Hoshide. Alaskapella will provide live music, Jocelyn Ramirez will offer mini cupcakes, and Sentinel Coffee will be hosting a free coffee, tea, and cocoa bar with creative concoctions to taste. In addition, Christy NaMee...
Sitka Community Hospital board selects interim CEO

...departure of his predecessor.Rob Allen was selected at a special meeting of the hospital board Wednesday, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported.For now, Allen replaces Jeff Comer, who resigned suddenly amid the hospital's financial problems. Comer planned...
Sitka hospital to request loan from city

...flow emergency.Administrators are planning to go before the city Assembly today to make a formal request, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported."We have zero days' cash on hand," hospital CEO Jeff Comer said. "The perfect storm has hit, and we're...
Plan for Sitka home produce stands moves forward approved by the assembly.A public hearing and a final vote on the proposal is scheduled for Dec. 9, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported.The plan would define commercial home horticulture to include garden stands and speed up the permitting process...


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