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Michaela Dunlap is a former Sitka High student who now sits on the Paths Across the Pacific committee. She recalls how attending the Sitka conference put her on course to study Anthropology. Sitkan Bertha Karras says the conference validates her family’s stories about how people first came to this part of Alaska.
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‘Paths’ conference changes a student’s path
Sitka JazzFest! director Mike Kernin says this year's festival will feature Grammy-winning violinist Mads Toling, among its headliners. Also trumpeter Kenny Washington, vocalist Kenny Washington, and the Dewayne Pate trio. For a complete rundown of artists and performances, visit Sitka JazzFest! Downloadable audio. more
The activities budget for Sitka High School may have reached a tipping point -- and it could force the end of some programs. The Sitka School Board heard a report from activities director LieuDell Goldsberry earlier this month. Between the recent addition of several new activities and a reduction in district spending, most programs have seen a cut of at least 40-percent over two years. more