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Drop, Cover, Curate!

Staff from the recently-opened Fr. Andrew P. Kashevaroff Museum in Juneau test the strength of their exhibits. (AK Homeland Security photo/Jeremy Zidek)Just like these curators at the Alaska State Museum, Sitkans are invited to take a magnitude 7.1 ride on the Alaska Earthquake Simulator, this weekend (September 3 & 4) at the Firehall and SeaMart.

‘Prairie Home Companion’ host visits Raven Radio

garrison-8086Garrison Keillor came to Sitka on the two-week Prairie Home Companion cruise, which previously traveled through Alaska in 2006. He also paid a visit to pen pal and Sitka park ranger Jasa Woods.

Happy 100th Birthday National Park Service!

IMG_9410Today (08-25-16), the Sitka National Historical Park celebrated the 100th anniversary of the creation of the National Park Service, also known as Founder's Day.

Live Stream: Opening of the Tribal Huna House in Glacier Bay (8/25/16)

Save-The-DATE

Dedication Ceremony for the “Huna Ancestor’s House”

The Xunaa Shuká Hít –roughly translated as “Huna Ancestor’s House” – will be the first permanent clan house in Glacier Bay since Tlingit villages were destroyed by an advancing glacier over … more

SSSC students complete skeletal rearticulation of sea lion

IMG_8601Students participating in Sitka Sound Science Center's summer camp week, aptly named "Dem Bones," recently finished assembling the skeleton of a California sea lion.

Don’t gotta catch this one!

Hugh Bevan recorded this short video of a magnificent brown bear on a Sitka area trailcam. In honor of this summer's Pokemon craze, Bevan named the bear "Crunchie."

Campers prep for final performances

627eea12-2713-4a74-979e-9b5725328f94Sitka Fine Arts Camp's high school camp is wrapping up as students prepare for their final performance.

Sun after dark

The Norwegian Sun at anchor in Sitka Thursday evening. (KCAW photo/Rich McClear)The cruise ship Norwegian Sun was delayed in Sitka Thursday night (6-23-16) due to a mechanical problem with the anchor gear.

Pacific High works it out

FullSizeRender (3)Pacific High School students have practiced karate, done somersaults in the air and walked on balance beams -- all in the last week. The school has been holding a "boot camp" of sorts to expose students to different fitness regimes.

Beach, sky, *sigh*

A minus-1 foot tide Wednesday morning (5-11-16) proves that Sandy Beach really is sandy. (KCAW photo/Chris Todd)Some very low tides and very blue skies produced excellent beachcombing conditions in Sitka Wednesday (5-11-16). Sitka experienced only 8 days without rain since April 1.