Jeff Budd, with the Greater Sitka Arts Council, discusses tonight’s performance of the Haunted Wind Chimes (7 PM at the Sheet’ka Kwaán Naa Kahídi), and Saturday’s songwriter contest (7 PM at the Performing Arts Center). Click here for a full schedule of ArtiGras events. Cindy Edwards, with the Hames Center, outlines Sunday’s “Fine Hearts Camp,” 4-6 PM Sunday.
The Morning Interview
Wind Chimes, songwriters, heart health on tap for weekend
The Sitka Sentinel celebrated its 75th anniversary last year without much fanfare. As many newspapers in big cities have folded or turned into online only operations, the Sentinel has continued publishing five issues a week. The paper is owned and edited by Thad and Sandy Poulson, journalist who arrived in 1969 and are determined to keep the press running. more
An injured Sitka woman was safely transported to medical care on Monday, after responders located her using a cell phone signal. more