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Review: 'Surviving Bear Island'

...capsizes. Tom makes it to shore alone and sets off toward an old growth copse of trees that he and his father named "the Sentinels." It's where he's sure his father will find him, and where he knows he's most likely to be rescued."Surviving...
Sitka clan house repairs could patch up community

...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...
Sitka project opens new vistas

...High shops into further training for technical careers. Structural engineer Ryan Wilson, a 1991 SHS graduate, told the Sentinel he still uses the skills he learned from his small engines, wood shop, engine overhaul and welding classes."Absolutely...
An island of stories

...beautiful." People around the world recognize the lighthouse as something special that needs to be preserved. In 2002, the Sentinel Lighthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its role in Southeast Alaska's history. And...
Latest chapter in 'X-Men' saga a worthy 'Past' time

...It's that action, which sparks mass panic, that ultimately prompts the government to greenlight the production of the sentinels.Everyone got that? Well, it doesn't really matter as it's a cool excuse for Singer to have fun with the '70s...
100 ukulele strummers to unite in Sitka for 'Firework'

...challenges and "rising above themselves" to conquer those roadblocks.The nine BEAR Orchestra players who spoke to the Sentinel pointed out the value of playing a musical instrument as therapy in their work at YAS.All but one member works at...
How a beer becomes year-round

...taste buds outside the local market in the export series. Currently being shared Outside are the Taku River Red and the Sentinel Rye. Popular Rough Drafts might find their lives elongated with entry to the Pilot Series. Pilot Series beers rotate...
Paper helps reunite family with photos

...want them back, and she asked the Sentinel to help her find out.After Sonja...Seminole, Okla.Sonja came by the Sentinel Monday to retrieve the pictures...original print of the photo printed in the Sentinel was marked with the date February...
They ate the evidence

...substantially more," said SPC Plant Manager Craig Shoemaker. Exactly how much more is difficult to calculate, experts told the Sentinel. Although the fish probably weighed about 93 pounds when it was caught on July 15, it was caught on commercial gear...
Panel pushes more oil drilling

...chances of passage. That budget bill cannot be filibustered. --- (c) 2005, The Orlando Sentinel (Fla.). Visit the Sentinel on the World Wide Web at . Distributed by Knight Ridder/Tribune Information...


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