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Daily Sitka Sentinel (Newspaper) - December 9, 1999, Sitka, Alaska Daily Sitka Sentinel Sitka Alaska thursday december 91999 Page 5 1 Davis Dies in California at age 92 top musicians Sifka High school music students line up at the school recently the musicians were selected through audition tapes to participate in Honor band or choir at the Southeast Honor music festival in Wrangell in october and the Allstate Honor music Festi Val in Fairbanks in november said music director Brad Howey left to right front Row Are Jodie Totten Casey Digennaro Katherine Gluth Hannah Portell Swagel Rhea Racaza Kaitlyn Cavanaugh Amyee Oen and Joshua Stevens second Row Laurinda Marcello Megan Coffland tristan Holmlund David Kreiss Tomkins Michael Bagley Logan wild Danielle Kelly Adam Litten Janeen Mork Leibman Diego and Elgin Hollins Back Row Woody Litman Justin Carlson Ben Pool Zachary White Breanne Erickson Joel Wolfe Christian Litten Jameson Doggett Colin Kambak Brian Friske Vince Agne and Joshua Stevens not present when the photo was taken was Rebecca Wilson Sentinel photo by James Poulson a ska Banks planning for y2k Cas crunch Amitt Iota Yate l Anchorage a its a common bit of y2k lore people ought to stash some extra Money be fore new years eve a recent National poll suggests that millions of americans will do just that collectively withdrawing billions to soothe jitters about the computer glitch associated with the change to the year 2000 so like elsewhere Alaska Bankers and the Federal Reserve plan to import plenty of Cash and store it in strategic locations to meet increased demand for Security reasons details remain secret spokeswoman at fed Banks Francisco and Seattle which oversee distribution of currency s it Ltd professor to show works Linda Southwell associate proves Sorof Art at the University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus will exhibit sculpture the Shetka Kwa Are Naa Zahidi Community an open reception is set from 4 to 6 pm dec 16 exhibition hours on dec 17 will be from am to 6 my Andrec 18 from am to sculptures from the exhibit will be featured in this precious Stone a Darria across cultures and time writ ten Rby David Southwell performances for this precious Stone will be at 7 pm on dec 16 and 17 and then at 1 pm on dec 18 for More information Call 747 6910 completes course army spec Justin r Brown has graduated from the Ranger training at the us army Ranger school fort Benning Columbus a during the 61day course the train ing phases Are conducted in the mountains and nearby swamps it is de signed to develop confident and Capa ble Small unit leaders assigned to units whose primary Mission is to engage in close combat direct fire Battle situations Brown an infantry gunner is As signed to the 75th Ranger regiment at fort Benning he is the son of Jerome and Linda Brown of Sitka and a 1994 Sitka High graduate search to close the Southeast Alaska regional health consortium outpatient department will be closed dec 24 and 25 in Observance of Christmas and dec 31 and Jan 1 in Observance of new years Day emergency services Are always available inthe emergency room to Alaska and other Western states we never give numbers said Carol Eckert the manager for Media relations in san Francisco we never give locations Consumers wont Likely notice any thing different several Bankers said resupply of merchants and Cash machines can take place throughout the Holiday weekend the biggest concern we have is not How much1 but getting it to the right place at the right time added Elaine Junge vice president of marketing for the National Bank of alas a while some outside Banks May be bracing themselves for a once Ina millennium surge of withdrawals several Alaska Bankers said they wont be fazed in terms of sudden Cash demand theres nothing More apocalyptic than the distribution of the Alaska permanent fund dividend we have lots Nancy usera senior vice president for corporate development at Alaska Usa 1 Federal credit Union pee pair ing for Cash demand Over this week end no different that we would on permanent fund Day dessert contest set at grind the Sitka monthly grind will Host a Holiday theme dessert contest dec 18 7 pm at the Sheet a Kwaan Naa Zahidi Community House this Holiday theme gathering will include music by the Sitka flute ensemble audience singing led by the first presbyterian Church choir Sto Ries by Bob Sam Ballet by Laura tur Cott and special guest Tom Begich the monthly grind is a local Vari Ety show designed to provide afford Able nonpolitical family entertain ment acts include locals trans in dance music storytelling skits and contests admission is for adults Chil Dren under 12or free to those taking a plate of homemade dessert one plate per person desserts Are judged and snared during intermission along with free Coffee Tea and hot Choco late for More information Call Krisanne at 7474932 loss support group to meet the Reece Jesse advocacy pro Gram a grieving and loss support group meets from 7 to 8 pm every other tuesday at search it Edge Cumbe Hospital conference room b for further information Call Jodie Carlson at 7474781 this month the group will meet dec 14 and 28 the y2k computer glitch arose be cause Many older computers could confuse 2000 with 1900 obvious problem for banking programs that track finances and calculate inter est Over time after spending billions of dollars on fixes the banking Indus try says its prepared Alaska has 51 financial institutions operating 246 Branch offices Accord ing state division of banking securities and corporations As far As state chartered inst tue Lions in Alaska 1 dont have any con Cerns said the divisions chief Bank examiner Terry Lulu a recent National poll conducted by the Gallup organization shows that 90 percent of americans Felt confident their Banks would have no problems and nearly half said they didst plan to get any extra Money but that intention was far from uni Versal Many y2k checklists urge get Ting enough Cash to buy supplies for a few Days to a week and Gallup re ported that 39 percent of respondents said they did plan to withdraw extra Money during the rollover to 2000 most Alaska Rural Homes pitch out Honey buckets Anchorage a of Rural Alaska households have Safe drinking water and sewage services but the remaining Homes Are relying on Honey buckets members of a gov or what Are these childrens programs Worth to you and your family please take a moment to Call in your financial phone Banks Are open now errors Council said wednesday that two thirds of our Rural communities Nowhan Access o Safe drinking water and sanitation systems s is certainly a Milestone More important is that significant Progress is be ing made on the on third where a buckets Are still a Way of life said Michele Brown commissioner of the department of environmental conservation the 20member governors coun cil on Rural sanitation was formed in 1995 with the goal of getting rid of Honey buckets by 2005 in 1996 half of Rural Alaska House holds did not have sanitary sewage disposal now 66 percent of House holds Are no longer using Honey Buck food drive in full swing the vers Tovia canned food drive Challenge is being held through dec 17 when the students Hope to have 2 000 cans of food to donate locally contributions May be taken directly to the school or Given to a vers Tovia elementary school student photos donated to aviation museum a series of rare photographs has been donated to the Alaska aviation heritage museum in Anchorage museum director Ted Spencer said the photos include a View of the first flight of an air plane in Alaska made in Fairbanks by British aviator James Martin in july 1913 ten images were included in the collection of old aviation photographs donated by Richard and Ellen Onstott Spencer said the photographs be came available when the Onstott were sorting through the personal effects of Richard on stools father who died in 1997 Spencer said the photographs would go on display at the museum beginning saturday City Borough of Sitka invitation to bid janitorial services Public service Complex sealed bids will be received by the City and Borough of Sitka until pm tuesday december 21 1999 at the office of the municipal clerk 100 Lincoln Street room 301 Sitka Alaska where the bids will be publicly opened this invitation to bid is to furnish janitorial services for the new Public service Complex located at 105 Jarvis Street specifications and bid Docu ments Are available at the office of the director of Public works City and Borough of Sitka 100 Lincoln Street room 201 Sitka Alaska All bidders Are required to attend a rebid conference and inspection at am wednesday december 151999 at the City and Borough of Sitka third floor conference room attendance at this conference is mandatory in order to bid on the services the City and Borough of Sitka reserves the right to reject any and All bids and to waive i formalities City and Borough of Sitka by Hugh Bevan director of Public works published december 910131999 ets when current projects Are completed 85 percent of households should have Safe sanitation Brown said the Council said there has been a 40 percent the number of projects u his fiscal year in Large part because of nearly million in Federal Money the projects created 900 jobs 80 percent of which were filled with focal hires and up to 70 cents of each Dollar spent remaining in the villages Brown said Council co chair Robert Beans of Mountain Village a Community on the Yukon River about 20 Miles be Low St marys said Federal and state agencies Are doing a Good Job of listening to the villages when you do the chances of Success Are far greater he said Southeast Alaska and coastal communities in South Antral arc further ahead than villages in the Interior and Southwest Alaska in getting systems in place villages with a no Cash Economy May have difficulty maintaining a sanitation system because r customers not Beable to pay for services deep cutbacks in municipal Revenue sharing Over the last two years have made matters worse panel members Deborah Sodwick commissioner of the department of Community and economic development predicted that some vol Lagos will fail financially along with their new sanitation delivery systems to keep that from happening the state has Rural Utility business advisers roaming the state to inform villages of options including state and Federal subsidy programs it is a difficult matter to Deal with said Council member Ginny Tierney a Community representative of Thorne Bay on Prince of Wales is land not every Community needs to in stall a full fledged pipe system coun cil members said a Central watering station where containers can be filled with Safe water can be used in Small villages Homes also can install an outside bathroom with a holding tank where waste is periodically hauled away Julia Jacobs Davis a former Sitka resident died nov22 at her Home in los Angeles surrounded by family and was 92 services were held at Monroe Street Christian Church in los Ange Les on nov 24 burial will be in Sitka mrs Davis was born dec 6 in Sitka one of three children of Jim Miland Emma Johnson Jacobs she was from took a hot Needle fish House also called Sigridm hot Beaver House of the Dei Sheetman of Angoon and was the oldest member of the clan at the time of her death her tlingit names were Shawat Teliin Kwa Ansan and Sisfa Antala her father known As Chat Ikukoo Lesh was Choo Kaneida of the iceberg House in Sitka he in turn was a child of the look Naradi Coho clan Mak ing her a look Naradi Dachman her Mother Emma known As still in was the daughter of a Man named Teik who was thunderbird clan of the House lowered from the Sun in Klukan and a woman named Kent Cen Kinteen was the daughter of a Man from Wrangell of the Nanny Anayi mud shark House named Lesh who was the fourth chief shakes when shakes married his wife who was also named Seijin she walked across 8 Tinaa Copper Shields or the dowry paid to her family they were hoping for More but didst get anymore so the Mother of that Seltin was named Lexsak Adaoo nothing added to it and her Hus band was a Haida it is from this Haida connection that her brother Mark Jacobs or obtained the named Kas Kwei the parents of Lexsak Adaoo were again a woman named Seltin and her husband was named Taa Shaa who was Kaag Waanatan of the Wolf House at Kano own the ancestral Home of the Kaag Waanatan her marriage is recorded in Louis shot ridges museum journal As the Bride of ton Gass this Seltin was the child of the Teik Weidum Bear clan of Angoon mrs Davis moved to California where a daughter was living in 1960 she was preceded in death by her husband John k Davis or daughters Ailene and Rosemary Davis her brother Mark Jacobs or and sister Flora Cook she is survived by her sons John k Davis or of Sitka and James l Davis daughters Norma Balancier and Evelyn d Iverson 12 grandchildren including Ken Davis and Pat Sitka s physically challenged and friends a Jujj meet at 1 pm on dec 11 at the Nugget restaurant Juha Davis Davis of Sitka 18 great grandchild Dren and 12 children she is also survived by her clan Sis ters Mabel Didrickson and Nora v Kinville of Sitka Emma Angoon Sarah James of Sitka and Betty Houston of Hoonah clan Broth ers Herman Davis David Davis and Paul Willis of Sitka and Gary Willis of Angoon nieces and nephews in Sitka in elude Mark Jacobs or Bertha Karras Laverne Peters buddy Widmark and Winnie Brenner she moved from Sitka nearly 40 years ago she never forgot the tlingit language and always used it when she had the Chance to speak with others she was a very Strong woman and continued to Row her Skiff around Chatham Cannery in Stkoh Bay even into her 60s she had a wonderful sense of humor and was a devout member of the United Pente costal Church praying constantly for family and friends and always writing cards and letters to them service Friday for Don Brown a memorial service for Don Brown 76 will be held at 1 pm Fri Day at St Gregory Catholic Church a reception will follow at Yah Winkle danglers restaurant on Harbor drive or Brown a longtime Leader in the Southeast Timber Industry died dec 2 in Scottsdale Ariz where he and his wife Bernicce had been spending Ilie Winter a funeral was held tuesday at St Paul Catholic Church in is Paul Ore the family asked that in lieu of Flowers contributions be mad pee the Don Bell scholarship Alaska Forest association 111 sled Man St suite 200 Ketchikan Alaska 99901 jute Cannuni Katimi suit mrs it i n e t r Atu Lohn act acc Lotty air

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