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Jeff Budd, Sarah Lawrie, and Alaina Brown discuss plans for this year’s Sitka “State Fair,” which will be held on August 11 at Harrigan Centennial Hall. There will be 23 categories of judged events. For more information visit the Greater Sitka Arts Council online.
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Sitka “State Fair” coming in August.
On a day that seemed almost guaranteed to produce no record times, two Sitka women on Saturday (7-19-14) crushed the course record in the 21st Alpine Adventure Run. Tasha Folsom took first place in the women’s event, with a time of 1:18:10 -- a full two minutes faster than the record set last year by New York runner Emily deLaBruyere. Second-place woman Emily Routon also beat last year's record time. more
A father-son team from Sitka has completed a six-month run across the United States. Brett and David Wilcox ran into Ocean City, New Jersey, on Saturday (7-19-14), after covering 3,000 miles on foot. The project was intended to raise awareness about the hazards of genetically-modified foods. more