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    • Time Running Out to Participate in Juneau Marathon

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Marathon and Half-Marathon, the capital city’s most sought after road race, is slated to start at 8 a.m. and 9 a.m., respectively, on Saturday at Douglas’ Savikko Park, rain or shine, and the time is ticking for entrants to get their running kits organized, get entered, and join in what has become a sought after attraction world-wide for runners, joggers and walkers.

    • Doing It For The A: Alaska’s First Olympic Swimmer is Golden

      TOKYO (AP) — When you’re a swimmer from Alaska, there are some misguided stereotypes that must be laughed off.

    • Juneau Post 25 Falls to South in State Semifinal

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion Baseball team put four runs across the plate in the top of the first inning but South Post 4 did that and more in a state semifinal 11-5 win over the capital city boys.

    • Seward’s Lydia Jacoby Wins Olympic Gold Medal

      Tokyo, Japan (AP) - Alaska’s first Olympic swimmer, Seward High School Seahawk class of ’22 - and Seaward Tsunami Swim Club member - Lydia Jacoby, age 17, won Alaska’s first Olympic swimming gold medal on Tuesday morning in Japan, touching the wall in the 100 meter breaststroke in one minute 04.95 seconds.

    • Why Olympic Beach Volleyball Players Wear Bikinis

      TOKYO (AP) — No, women are not required to wear bikinis to play beach volleyball at the Olympics. Yes, TV cameras do tend to linger on their glutes when they hold their hands behind their backs to pass signals to each other. And no, that’s not a problem for the players who believe that those who see the sport will remain fans.


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    • Sitka Tribe CARES Act Housing & Temporary Shelter Assistance

      The Sitka Tribe of Alaska is pleased to offer Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act need based assistance for Tribal Citizen/ AK Native or American Indian Sitka community households impacted by the COVID pandemic. The assistance available is $500 per household paid directly to a vendor to cover the mortgage, rent, utilities, heating fuel, or boat moorage costs, invoice verification is required and must be submitted with the application. This funding will also assist with those experiencing homelessness with temporary shelter. There is a separate application for this type of assistance. Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2021. Please go to sitkatribe.org for the application. Or please bring a previous or current invoice/bill (oil,utilities,rent,moorage, mortgage) to 456 Katlian St. for social services with your phone number on it; we will call and complete the online application with you over the phone. If you have any questions or need assistance, please call STA Social Services Department at 747-7293

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    • Sitka Ham Radio Club

      Sitka Ham Amateur Radio Klub - SHARK - meets 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month at the Sitka Sportsman's Association: 5211 Halibut Point Road. All interested in ham radio are welcome. For information contact Darryl Ault AL7W at 738-4539, sitkashark@yahoo.com or visit the Facebook Group.

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    • VET'S GET LAND!

      The Bureau of Land Management is now accepting applications from eligible Alaska Native Vietnam-era veterans and heirs for up to 160-acre-allotments under the Dingell Act. The Bureau is missing contact information for nearly 750 potentially eligible vets. Call 907-271-5998 for more information.

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