Monthly Archives: April 2013
Sitka Community Hospital nurses Elizabeth Faulkner and Alissa Sexton outline the schedule for this Saturday's (5-4-13) garage sale and Poker Run. Participants can win credits toward a variety of services at the hospital.
More, larger cruise ships to visit Alaska this summer. Sitka to receive 105,000 passengers, down from 114,000 last year. Juneau paddlers okay after traditional canoes lost en route to Kake. Haines to build private "veterans village."
Kitty LaBounty, Ashley Bolwerk and Wendy Alderson explain science sharing, which takes place tonight at 7 p.m. at UAS. The event features students sharing their science projects with members of the community. It's free and open to the public.
Sitka girl, 15, shaves head for childhood cancer research. Finnish education reform advocate Pasi Sahlberg to speak in Sitka this afternoon. Kreiss-Tomkins reflects on his first session in the Alaska House.
Over the past decade, St. Baldrick’s Day has become a major fundraising event for pediatric cancer research. It all began in 1999 when a group of insurance executives in Manhattan shaved their heads in solidarity with young cancer patients. The majority of participants in the event are males, but a few daring women join them. And in Sitka last Friday, a teenage girl decided to take the plunge, raising nearly $3,000 in the process.