Sitka park marks birthday with solemnity, celebration
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A Kiksadi song was performed at the fort site inside Sitka National Historical Park. (Photos by Ed Ronco/KCAW)
Tom Gamble wears and dances in a raven's tail robe by Sitka artist Teri Rofkar. The robe was commissioned for the park's 100th birthday and was unveilled Sunday.
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Sitka's Alaska Day celebrations got underway early Saturday morning (10-18-14) with a ribbon cutting at the Sitka Sound Science Center to celebrate the renovation of the center's Sage Building. The building has a new roof, new windows, and a newly repaired exterior -- the glass for the front doors arrived late Friday night, just in time to open them to the public on Saturday morning. more
Earlier this year Sitka had a tarot card reader in residence -- he read over seventy people’s cards in a downtown coffee shop. The Tarot, it turns out, is mystical -- but not magic. Like professional therapy, it's really about looking into a mirror, as KCAW’s resident tarot skeptic, Robert Woolsey, discovered. more