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The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to Sitka tonight (7 PM Fri 2-15-13, Sitka Performing Arts Center, advance tickets $15/$10 at Old Harbor Books, or at the door). Organizers discuss some of the dozen films in the tour, including one made by a pair of Australians who skiied across Antarctica. This year’s festival benefits Southeast Alaska Independent Living’s outdoor recreation program.
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Twenty Native languages, including Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian, became official state languages on Thursday, Oct. 23. For Sitka resident Heather Powell, the signing marked a personal victory for a member of her family. more