Serenade of the Seas’ arrival coincided with a major coronavirus outbreak in Sitka, but that didn’t seem to affect the number of passengers visiting town — there simply weren’t that many of them.
Alaska Airlines says it prevented a COVID-19 infected passenger from boarding a flight in Seattle on Tuesday after they’d arrived from Alaska on a multi-leg trip that included Sitka, Juneau and Ketchikan.
As of Tuesday afternoon, six patients were hospitalized at the Mt. Edgecumbe Medical Center.
Sitka is seeing its worst COVID-19 outbreak since December, with five new infections and three hospitalizations reported today.
After the skipper’s girlfriend brought him to a rock, a fire department volunteer on a paddleboard completed the rescue.
The plan is to install the bench in front of Harrigan Centennial Hall, where Sitka’s statue of Alexander Baranov once stood.
Resident anglers have been cut back from three kings per day to two.
Employees who choose not to be vaccinated will be considered “voluntarily separated” from employment with SEARHC.
Developed by the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island, the app is meant to help Alaska’s harvesters and managers speak the same language.
A Middle Island couple’s commercial garden feeds anywhere from 10 to 16 families a week, depending on the season.