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  • Title: KCAW | Community broadcasting for Sitka and the surrounding area
    Descriptive info: .. Search for:.. Skip to content.. Home.. Program Schedule.. News.. Local News.. Commentary.. The Morning Interview.. Newscasts.. The CorvidEYE.. SoundCheck.. Election Coverage.. Southeast News.. Alaska News.. National News.. Station Highlights.. Featured Programs.. Deserted Island Archive.. Live Performances.. Raven s 30th Anniversary.. Contribute.. Sustaining Membership.. Sustaining Q A.. Annual Membership.. Community Calendar.. About KCAW.. Board of Directors.. Staff.. Contact Us.. Current Fall Drive Total.. Find us.. on Facebook.. Follow us.. on Twitter.. Sitka Area Weather.. PERIODS OF LIGHT RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH OVERNIGHT.. BREAKS IN THE CLOUD COVER WILL INCREASE FROM WEST TO EAST.. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS LESS THAN ONE TENTH OF AN INCH.. NORTHWEST WIND TO 15 MPH.. STRONGEST ACROSS SOUTHERN BARANOF ISLAND.. Extended Forecast.. with Alaska Satellite Photo.. Fri Oct 4, 2013.. by.. KCAW News.. October 4, 2013 8:35 am.. Gov.. Parnell holds the line on Obamacare.. Marine scientist brings watershed ecology into the classroom.. ATIA conference to bring 400 attendees to Sitka next week.. more.. Posted in.. |.. Leave a comment.. All classes available at Hames during ATIA convention.. October 3, 2013 8:49 am.. Cindy Edwards, director of the Hames Wellness Center, says all classes will take place as usual during the Alaska Travel Industry Association conference in Sitka next week (Oct 7-10).. The main gym at Hames will host the main conference, but the free weight room will be open for early-bird workouts.. For the complete schedule.. visit the Hames Center online.. A Calendar Snapshot.. Facebook.. Links.. KSTK - Wrangell.. BBC.. Car Talk.. Greater Sitka Arts Council.. EEO Report.. K3 Radio - Juneau.. KMXT - The Alaska Fisheries Report.. A Prairie Home Companion.. National Public Radio.. FY12 Financial Statements.. KFSK - Petersburg.. APRN.. CoastAlaska.. KRBD - Ketchikan.. Sitka Ride Bus Schedule.. Raven Radio.. Listen Live.. Playing Now.. This American Life.. Up Next:.. 9:00 pm.. Le Show.. Coming up on PHC.. Water Sky.. Outer Marine Wx.. The Moon and Stars.. Sitka Tides.. Inner Marine Wx.. Tsunami Center.. Buoy Observations.. Where to Tune?.. Southeast Alaska Public Radio Frequencies.. Support KCAW.. It s Not Too Late!.. kcawadmin.. October 4, 2013 9:00 am.. Thank you to all who donated money, time and good cheer to make Raven Radio's One Day Fall Drive such a success! Although we raised a record amount of money for the One Day Fall Drive, we are still a little short of our goal.. It's not too late for you to help.. If you haven't made your contribution to Raven Radio yet, now is the time!.. Local news returns to 6:49 7:49 AM.. August 27, 2013 4:11 pm.. You spoke, we listened! After a month-long test of our new morning lineup, we’ve taken  ...   Kills Eight At Outdoor Event In Mexico.. Three days of mourning have been declared in Chihuahua, Mexico, where at least eight people were killed by an out-of-control monster truck this weekend.. A crowd had gathered to watch the truck in a dirt arena that lacked any visible barriers.. Salmon in the stream.. Liz McKenzie.. October 4, 2013 11:28 am.. Videographer Liz McKenzie recently sent us this fish-eye view of pink salmon in the Indian River, in downtown Sitka.. It's easy to see how pinks come by their nickname: humpies.. 2013 was a record year for pink salmon returns in Southeast Alaska, and a few are still arriving! To learn more about the role pink salmon play in the food cycle, visit the.. Encounters.. website, with host Richard Nelson.. Scientist visits Keet Gooshi Heen 4th graders.. Emily Forman, KCAW.. October 4, 2013 8:30 pm.. How do you teach kids about the connection between macroinvertebrates and watershed health -- and make a lasting impression? Enlist a passionate marine ecologist to bring in real bugs, and give students the tools to study real science.. Rural determination hearing pits size vs.. lifestyle.. Robert Woolsey, KCAW.. October 4, 2013 7:59 pm.. The federal subsistence board is taking another look at the criteria for deciding whether or not an Alaskan community is rural.. Rural designation is a key step in granting subsistence priority to a community.. Subsistence users, for instance, can harvest halibut on longlines, or dipnet sockeye, or hunt for deer after the closure of the sport season, if they live in a federally-designated rural community.. Without it, residents have to follow sport rules and bag limits, which are typically much lower.. At a hearing in Sitka late last month, residents testified unanimously in support of the community's "rural characteristics.. ".. federal subsistence board.. ,.. Rural determination.. Sitka fish processor recalls two years worth of product.. October 4, 2013 6:24 pm.. A Sitka seafood processor has recalled two-year’s worth of product, after a state inspection revealed that monitoring equipment had failed.. The US Food and Drug Administration announced the recall by Big Blue Fisheries on September 30.. It covers all vacuum-packed smoked fish produced by Big Blue -- for the last two years.. Syndicated.. Big Blue.. DEC.. FDA.. smoked fish recall.. Sitka 2013 Election: FINAL unofficial results.. October 1, 2013 9:19 pm.. Tuesday, October 1, 2013 is municipal election day in Sitka.. Voters in the community went to the polls to elect two assembly members, one school board member, and to decide one ballot proposition.. Here are the UNOFFICIAL results from the day's balloting:.. Privacy Policy.. 2013 Raven Radio Foundation.. NPR.. PBS..

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  • Title: Program Schedule | KCAW
    Descriptive info: Legend:.. Local volunteer program.. News & Public Affairs.. Arts & Entertainment.. Time.. Sun.. Mon.. Tue.. Wed.. Thu.. Fri.. Sat.. 12:00 am.. Mountain stage.. World Cafe.. The Dave, Jeff, & Jen Show.. Chip's Moondogs.. Live from the Coast.. 12:30 am.. 1:00 am.. 1:30 am.. 2:00 am.. Afropop Worldwide.. BBC World Service.. 2:30 am.. 3:00 am.. 3:30 am.. 4:00 am.. Democracy Now.. 4:30 am.. 5:00 am.. Piano Jazz.. Thistle & Shamrock.. 5:30 am.. 6:00 am.. Living On Earth.. Morning Edition - Local News at 6:33, 7:33.. Alternative Radio.. 6:30 am.. 7:00 am.. Weekend Edition Sunday.. Weekend Edition Saturday.. 7:30 am.. 8:00 am.. 8:30 am.. Good Day Radio Show.. 9:00 am.. Sunday Sunrise.. At the Hop.. 9:30 am.. All Songs Considered.. American Routes.. Soundcheck.. 10:00 am.. Talk of Alaska.. 10:30 am.. Songlines.. Lone Star.. Dias Corvidae..  ...   Axiom.. Straight No Chaser.. Wait Wait Don't Tell Me.. 2:30 pm.. Sunday Concert.. 3:00 pm.. Rayo del Sol.. 3:30 pm.. 4:00 pm.. Thistle and Shamrock.. All Things Considered; Local News at 5:19.. Radio Boogie.. 4:30 pm.. 5:00 pm.. Paper Wings.. 5:30 pm.. The Library Show.. 6:00 pm.. NNN and ANN.. A Prairie Home Companion.. 6:30 pm.. Swing Set.. Sitka Assembly or Tuesday Evening Concert.. Starry Night Concert or A Night at the Opera.. Sunset Symphony.. Comin' Up Country.. 7:00 pm.. Radiolab.. 7:30 pm.. 8:00 pm.. Mississippi Delta Lines.. The Lemon (non-assembly nights).. R & R.. Night Jazz.. Earbones.. Live From the Hayloft.. 8:30 pm.. 9:30 pm.. 10:00 pm.. Rounds of Plastic.. Mondo Beach Party.. Small Craft Warning with Annabel.. College Radio.. Stupid & Contagious.. The Roller Coaster Cabaret.. 10:30 pm.. 11:00 pm.. 11:30 pm..

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  • Title: News | KCAW
    Descriptive info: Older posts.. How do you teach kids about the connection between macroinvertebrates and watershed health and make a lasting impression? Enlist a passionate marine ecologist to bring in real bugs, and give students the tools to study real science.. At a hearing in Sitka late last month, residents testified unanimously in support of the community s rural characteristics.. It covers all vacuum-packed smoked fish produced by Big Blue for the last two years.. Parnell: Still holding the line on Obamacare.. October 3, 2013 8:45 pm.. Sean Parnell has not backed away from his position on the Affordable Care Act, even though the law commonly known as Obamacare entered a new stage of implementation this week.. The governor scheduled an interview KCAW following his address to the Sitka Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.. On our Facebook page, we gave listeners the chance to submit questions.. Most wanted to know how he felt about the Affordable Care Act.. Tour industry, visitor bureaus to meet in Sitka.. Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News.. October 3, 2013 1:17 pm.. Leaders of Alaska’s visitors’ industry will gather in Sitka Oct.. 7-10 for the Alaska Travel Industry Association’s annual conference.. Task force, Governor remain focused on domestic violence.. October 3, 2013 7:47 am.. The small flags on the courthouse lawn in Sitka this week  ...   in a single day? Progress.. In other communities this might be a recipe for mayhem, or empty promises.. But the Sitka Health Summit has a track record of choosing ideas that lead to action.. Low turnout, new faces in 13 municipal election.. October 2, 2013 12:03 am.. Sitka voters put two new faces on the assembly, and returned a 6-year incumbent to the school board, in municipal elections held on Tuesday.. Voters also approved extending the 1-percent seasonal sales tax for two years to cover outstanding school bond debt.. Although there are some absentee ballots yet to be counted, they’re not likely to make a difference in the outcome.. 2008 Tongass plan to be reviewed, amended.. October 1, 2013 10:13 pm.. The Forest Service has decided to make changes in its Tongass land management plan.. Horse racing, fishing, and other labors of love.. September 30, 2013 11:09 pm.. A writer working on a non-fiction book about horse racing is spending 8 weeks in Sitka doing research.. Marjorie Gellhorn Sa’adah is the Island Institute s first Rasmuson Artist-in-Residence.. Her book.. At Home in the Going.. documents the lives of the itinerant workers who care for race tracks.. She stopped by KCAW and talked with Robert Woolsey about what she’s learned in Sitka to help her with her story..

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  • Title: Local News | KCAW
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  • Title: Commentary | KCAW
    Descriptive info: Opinions expressed in commentaries on KCAW are those of the author, and are not necessarily shared by KCAW s board, staff, or volunteers.. Sitka schools face unprecedented challenges.. Lon Garrison.. September 25, 2013 10:46 pm.. Candidate statements are a listener service of Raven Radio not an endorsement of the candidate.. All candidates for municipal office have been offered the same opportunity.. Hello, my name is Lon Garrison and I am running for the Sitka School Board.. I was first elected to the board in 2007 and then again in 2010, this will be my third time running for the board.. I believe this is a critically important election.. The Sitka school board and public education as a whole are facing unprecedented challenges and potential changes.. Our schools heading for crisis.. Stephen Courtright.. September 24, 2013 7:36 pm.. My name is Stephen Courtright, candidate for Sitka School Board.. We are at a time of crisis in the history of public education in the United States.. Numerous forces are conspiring to devalue the importance of professional educators, to defund our children’s learning, and to minimize the importance of community schools.. Commentary: Fear of HPV vaccination unfounded, costly.. Ryan Wallace.. June 11, 2013 8:30 am.. Ryan Wallace is a medical student at the University of Washington who spent six weeks working in Sitka this spring.. He urges listeners to check with the.. Centers for Disease Control.. for guidelines on the HPV vaccine, which is now recommended for both girls and boys at around 11-12 years of age.. Commentary: Sitkans should care about GM foods.. Brett Wilcox.. May 22, 2013 8:35 am.. Why should Sitkans care about farmers, lawsuits, pesticides and GMOs? Brett Wilcox offers five reasons.. Sealaska bill takes what s left of northern POW.. Point Baker, Port  ...   card in heaven: her husband Richard Aron and Frank Sinatra.. Only Freda knows who got the first dance!.. STA candidate statement: Stephanie Edenshaw.. Stephanie Edenshaw.. November 10, 2012 4:50 pm.. My name is Stephanie Edenshaw.. I am running for re-election on the Sitka Tribal Council because I believe I could make a difference.. Sitka Tribe is in transition, and transition is not always easy.. Change does not happen as fast as we would like it to.. STA candidate statement: Lillian Feldpausch.. Lillian Feldpausch.. November 8, 2012 11:01 pm.. Lingit x einax jix dul saan yóo xát duwasaakw.. Dleit kaa x einax Lillian Feldpausch yóo xát duwasáakw.. Chaak naax xát sitee.. Wooshkeetaan áyá xát.. Kaach adi yadix xát sitee.. My Lingit name is Jix Dul Saan.. My English name is Lillian Feldpausch.. I belong to the eagle moiety.. My mother s people are Shark/Wolf clan.. My father s people are Kaach adi.. STA candidate statement: Michael Baines.. Michael Baines, candidate for Tribal Chairman.. November 6, 2012 8:25 am.. Hello, my name is Michael Baines.. I am running for election to the office of Tribal Chairman on the Sitka Tribal Council.. I’d like to ask for your vote on Tuesday, November 13.. I would also like to thank current chairman Lawrence “Woody” Widmark for twenty-four years of service to the Tribe.. STA candidate statement: Dale Williams.. Dale Williams, candidate for Tribal Chairman.. November 5, 2012 8:30 am.. My name is Dale Spencer Williams, your candidate for Sitka Tribe of Alaska chairman.. I am a Raven of the Taak Dein Taan’ clan, born and raised in Sitka by my grandparents Jimmy and Flora Williams.. My grandfather Jimmy Williams was of the Kiksadi clan.. I am a 1968 graduate of Sitka High School.. I am very proud of my family..

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  • Title: The Morning Interview | KCAW
    Descriptive info: The Morning Interview airs at 8:18 AM, Mon Fri.. October is the month to address domestic violence.. October 1, 2013 2:32 pm.. Sitka Police Chief Sheldon Schmitt and Elisabeth Schafer, a paralegal with the District Attorney s office, discuss the meaning of the flags on Sitka s courthouse lawn this week.. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month.. Both Schmitt and Schafer are on Sitka s Domestic Violence Task Force.. Mollie Kitty consider potatoes apples.. September 30, 2013 9:55 am.. Hosts Mollie Kabler and Kitty LaBounty look at garden clean up, composting, potatoes, and apples in a mini version of.. The Garden Show.. Michael Mao to debut work in Sitka.. September 27, 2013 3:11 pm.. Choreographer Michael Mao (via phone, from NYC) discusses a new piece he ll premiere in Sitka with his dance company on October 5.. Mao will also hold workshops for local dance students on October 3 4.. For complete information, visit the.. Sitka Fine Arts Camp online.. With SFAC s Kenley Jackson and Roger Schmidt.. Health summit to choose goals for 14 in epic planning day.. September 27, 2013 2:52 pm.. SEARHC health educator Doug Osborne discusses the annual Sitka Health Summit Planning Day, Friday September 27, at Sweetland Hall.. He says organizers will select two goals to pursue to improve community wellness over  ...   manager Bob Burnett discuss the opening of Sitka s two reusable bag libraries at Lakeside and Seamart.. 19th Running of the Boots set for Saturday.. September 23, 2013 2:14 pm.. Kerry MacLane is organizing the 19th Annual Running of the Boots, 10AM Saturday, September 28.. The event will start from a tent at St.. Peter s-by-the-Sea.. Lunch will be provided at noon.. Health Fair to kick off Health Summit Week.. September 20, 2013 2:43 pm.. Ellen Daly and Penny Lehmann outline the schedule for Health Summit Week.. A Health Fair will kick off the week this Saturday morning (8:30-12:30 Sat Sep 21).. Anyone interested in a full blood test should fast 10-12 hours prior to attending the fair.. Breakfast will be available afterwards.. See the complete schedule for the week at the.. Sitka Health Summit website.. Auditions Saturday for new youth theater program.. September 19, 2013 11:30 am.. Elsbeth Poe is the Young Performer s Theater director at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp.. She s joined by camp executive director Roger schmidt to discuss a new after-school theater program for kids age 7-18.. They ll be holding auditions this Saturday (9-21-13) at Yaw Chapel for their first musical production, The Adventures of Beatrix Potter and her Friends.. For complete audition information visit the Sitka Fine Arts Camp.. online..

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  • Title: Newscasts | KCAW
    Descriptive info: KCAW s morning newscasts air daily, Mon-Fri, at 6:34 AM and 7:34 AM, with local headlines at 6:04 AM and 7:04 AM.. A morning news roundup airs at 9:04 AM.. Our evening newscast airs at 5:19 PM.. Thu Oct 3, 2013.. October 3, 2013 8:45 am.. Task force, governor remain focused on domestic violence.. USFS begins Tongass Land Management Plan review.. Tue Oct 1, 2013.. October 1, 2013 2:06 pm.. Following layoffs, SEARHC hands over medevac service to Guardian Flight.. It s election day in Sitka and many other municipalities, polls are open 7AM 8PM.. Sitkans to fill assembly and school board seats, and decide one ballot proposition.. Interview: Writer Marjorie Sa adah explores connections between Sitka and the world of horse racing.. Audio postcard: 19th Annual Running of the Boots.. Mon Sep 30, 2013.. September 30, 2013 9:51 am.. KCAW assembly candidate forum recap.. Ballot Prop 1 has not been controversial, but not everyone agrees extending the 1-percent seasonal sales tax is a good idea.. David Wilcox, Sitka High boys win  ...   Health care industry an important economic driver in region.. Federal official explains health insurance exchanges.. 25, 2013.. September 25, 2013 5:47 pm.. Sitka electric rates to increase 10 percent.. BIHA gets green light to double quarry size.. Alaska a national leader in healthy births.. Tue Sep 24, 2013.. September 24, 2013 5:49 pm.. Assembly to consider administrator contract, across-the-board electrical rate hike, when it meets in regular session tonight.. CoastAlaska health care series part 2: Aging facilities in SE may not meet the needs of today s patients.. Monday, Sept.. 23, 2013.. September 23, 2013 5:52 pm.. Observer program suspended as funds run out.. Dead whale near Kake might have died from ship strike.. Health Care in Southeast, Part 1: Insurance options limited for self employed, including commercial fishermen.. 20, 2013.. Ed Ronco, KCAW.. September 20, 2013 5:54 pm.. USCG hoists woman, 72, from cruise ship near Sitka.. Courtright hopes to bring teacher s perspective to school board.. Southeast Conference wants to change Tongass management.. Auditions tomorrow for musical in new Odess theater..

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  • Title: The CorvidEYE | KCAW
    Descriptive info: It s easy to see how pinks come by their nickname: humpies.. These boots were made for running.. October 2, 2013 3:27 pm.. Saturday (9/28/13) was the 19th annual Running of Boots in Sitka and as usual, it was a costumed affair, with a smattering of stripes, florals, and polka dots on the starting line alongside plenty of plain xtra tufs.. XCountry champ!.. September 28, 2013 1:00 pm.. Sitka High Boys extended their dominance in Cross Country by winning the Regional 1A/2A/3A Meet Saturday morning (9-28-13) in Sitka.. Freshman David Wilcox broke the tape in 17:37 for the 5K event, helping his team to an overall first in the meet.. Mt.. Edgecumbe, Wrangell, and Skagway rounded out the field.. Click through for complete results.. Our home in the wild.. Ben Hamilton.. August 22, 2013 4:03 pm.. Austin-based filmmaker Ben Hamilton has a knack for capturing the appeal of visiting and living in Southeast Alaska.. The films he s made for the.. Sitka Convention and Visitor s Bureau.. are stunning to be sure, but often contain small, subtle portraits of us.. He made this short film for the Sitka Conservation Society.. Let your light shine.. Dan Evans.. August 12, 2013 6:34 pm.. The lights in the sky over Sitka on  ...   and discovered several other bears had been photographed as well.. He s decided to keep clear of Scary Creek until October!.. A day at the races: Sitka marathon in panorama.. Erik Neumann, KCAW.. August 3, 2013 8:46 am.. Brian Hanson signals the start of the inaugural Cross Trail Classic Marathon and Half Marathon on Saturday morning.. Over 100 runners participated in the race.. Behind the scenes at Sitka Seafood Fest.. August 2, 2013 2:14 pm.. Chef Seth Caswell prepares grilled quinoa patties for the Sitka Seafood Fest this Friday and Saturday.. Caswell is visiting Sitka from Seattle where he is, Executive Chef at Google.. Meet K.. C.. A.. W.. July 31, 2013 2:59 pm.. It s not unusual for cruise ship visitors to wander up and look around here at Raven Radio.. On Wednesday, we got a visit from the Wilson family, visiting Sitka on a cruise ship.. When you learn their son s name, you ll know why they were so interested in putting us on their itinerary.. Where pianos grow.. Gleb Mikhalev.. July 26, 2013 12:31 pm.. Pianist Natasha Paremski connects her principal instrument the Steinway piano with the source of its principal material, Sitka spruce trees.. A short film by Sitka Conservation Society media intern Gleb Mikhalev..

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  • Title: SoundCheck | KCAW
    Descriptive info: A program about issues, ideas, and people from Raven Radio, KCAW in Sitka.. DNA research transforms deer pellets into libraries.. April 1, 2013 7:43 pm.. Biologists Todd Brinkman and Jon Martin believe that innovative DNA studies of deer pellets, combined with social research about hunting, can paint a more detailed portrait about our relationship to the environment, and can help shape forest management practices in the future.. Subscribe in a reader.. Artist pursues identity, sustainability in hunt for sea otters.. Holly Keen, KCAW.. March 24, 2013 6:29 pm.. Sitkan Peter Williams is an artist who makes a variety of garments and craft objects from the hides and fur of seals and sea otters marine mammals that he hunts himself.. But Williams did not grow up hunting.. He discovered it as an adult, and discovered himself as he learned how to hunt.. In order for Williams to expand his business and career, he’d like to sell work outside the state.. In fact, he’d like to enter the fur trade on the Eastern seaboard.. Revitalize Sitka mixes community and commerce.. January 25, 2013 8:24 am.. Improvements to downtown Sitka have been discussed before, usually in the context of cruise ship tourism.. But cruise tourism has been on a ten-year decline in Sitka, and the conversation about downtown revitalization this time may have more to do with community than commerce.. Retailer Melissa Danville and landscape architect Monique Anderson are both involved in Revitalize Sitka.. Kreiss-Tomkins: From campus to state house.. January 11, 2013 8:29 am.. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins was elected to the Alaska Legislature in November though the election wasn’t settled finally  ...   Coming this January on SoundCheck, Raven Radio s new public affairs podcast, we ll examine the progress, goals, and vision of the Downtown Revitalization Workgroup.. You can participate in the program by recording your ideas or questions below.. What kind of changes do you think would improve downtown? Is change necessary?.. What does downtown revitalization mean to you?.. Sitka s un-bearable problem?.. December 6, 2012 8:12 pm.. Is Sitka’s bear problem more about animal control, or social engineering? Sitka’s Assembly seems likely to eliminate warnings, and increase fines, for residents who leave attractive garbage in their cans before pick up day.. The move is no surprise for the members of the community’s Bear Task Force, which sees tighter enforcement as a necessary step – along with awareness and education – on the road to solving the problem.. Hosted by KCAW s Robert Woolsey.. The life and times of basketball legend Herb Didrickson.. November 29, 2012 6:00 pm.. Herb Didrickson is a lifelong Sitka resident, regarded by many as one of the greatest basketball players ever produced in Alaska.. His friend, Gil Truitt, has nominated Didrickson for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame – for the third time.. Truitt, and former Division I player and veteran college coach John Abell make the case for Didrickson’s selection.. Hosted by KCAW’s Robert Woolsey.. Raven s SoundCheck debuts on Friday.. November 28, 2012 12:53 pm.. Raven Radio is developing a new public affairs program our first in several years!.. is about issues, ideas, and people in and around Sitka.. The show will combine the best aspects of on-air journalism (tough issues, thoughtful conversation)..

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  • Title: Election Coverage | KCAW
    Descriptive info: KCAW Election Coverage.. Here are the UNOFFICIAL results from the day s balloting:.. Questions for the candidates? Click here.. September 23, 2013 3:46 pm.. We re putting the candidates on the air this week, and we want them to hear from you.. Courtright wants a teacher s voice on school board.. September 20, 2013 6:00 am.. A teacher at Mt.. Edgecumbe High School is competing for a seat on Sitka’s school board.. Stephen Courtright teaches music at the state-run boarding school.. He says helping make policy for local schools is a way to contribute to the community, and bring in a teacher’s perspective.. Garrison a watchdog for public schools.. September 19, 2013 6:00 am.. School board president Lon Garrison has served two terms overseeing Sitka’s schools; this October he’ll ask voters for a third.. Garrison, like many board members, was first elected when his kids were in school.. Now that his daughters have graduated, he says he’s following his passion, and using experience in policy and legislative advocacy to make a good school district even better.. Swanson wants to see Sitka s economy grow.. September 17, 2013 8:00 pm.. Aaron Swanson ran for Assembly in 2012.. He comes back to the ballot this year with  ...   15, 2013 7:58 pm.. This is the first in a series of profiles on Sitka’s candidates for municipal office.. Tomorrow, we’ll introduce you to Assembly candidate Ben Miyasato.. On Wednesday, we’ll profile Assembly candidate Aaron Swanson.. School board candidates will be profiled Thursday and Friday.. School board candidates differ on role of super.. September 12, 2013 7:18 pm.. The two candidates for Sitka’s school board this year agree on much, but also have one key difference: How they view the role of the superintendent.. Incumbent Lon Garrison and challenger Stephen Courtright answered questions for about an hour at the Sitka Chamber of Commerce this week (9-11-13), in the first candidate forum of the municipal election season.. Kreiss-Tomkins wins after recount in HD34 race.. Margaret Friedenauer, KHNS.. December 3, 2012 4:58 pm.. After a recount in Juneau on Monday, Republican Rep.. Bill Thomas of Haines lost his state House seat to Sitka Democrat Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins.. Only 32 votes out of more than 8,000 separate the two candidates.. It s official: Recount Monday in HD34 race.. November 28, 2012 3:13 pm.. The close race for House District 34, in Southeast, will go to a recount.. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka, holds a slight edge on state Rep.. Bill Thomas, R-Haines..

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  • Title: Southeast News | KCAW
    Descriptive info: DOT: no plans to spray herbicide in SE yet.. Matt Lichtenstein.. October 4, 2013 3:15 pm.. The Alaska Department of Transportation says it has “no immediate plans” to spray herbicides on its rights-of-way and other property in Petersburg or elsewhere in.. Multi-year otter study wrapping up.. October 4, 2013 2:56 pm.. A multi-year field study of southern Southeast Alaska Sea Otters is wrapping up.. The collaborative effort was prompted largely by fisherman’s concerns over the animal’s impact on.. Region s largest green group loses executive director.. October 4, 2013 2:16 pm.. SEACC’s executive director has left the organization.. Lindsey Ketchel spent about five years with the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council.. Continue.. Business-plan contest names 12 semi-finalists.. October 3, 2013 9:31 pm.. A dozen Southeast entrepreneurs will attend an economic boot camp this month to learn how to develop a business plan.. One is a Wrangell guitar-maker.. Despite government shutdown, weather info still up for AK.. Shady Grove Oliver, KSTK News.. October 2, 2013 11:03 am.. Many Alaskans live their lives by the weather.. But how will the government shutdown affect the organizations that provide weather information to the state?.. Forest Service furloughed.. Matt Lichtenstein.. October 1, 2013 4:54 pm.. Like other federal agencies, most of the Alaska Region’s 650 Forest Service workers are going on furlough as a result of the Government Shutdown, which began Tuesday.. The Forest Service.. Hundreds attend grand opening of new Petersburg library.. Joe Viechnicki.. October 1, 2013 11:36 am.. Over 600 people turned out to celebrate the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the new public library in Petersburg Saturday afternoon.. The facility has been open for two weeks.. Dive fisheries underway this month in Southeast.. October 1, 2013 10:42 am.. Two lucrative dive fisheries get underway in Southeast this month.. Divers are expecting good prices for geoduck clams and sea cucumbers, two bottom dwelling sea creatures sold to Asian markets.. Thriving humpback whale population continues to grow in Southeast.. October 1, 2013 10:34 am.. A longtime whale researcher in Southeast Alaska agrees it’s time to remove the humpback whale from the endangered species list.. The.. Alaska Whale Foundation’s.. Fred Sharpe has spent his.. SEARHC turns medevacs over to private company.. September 30, 2013 3:06 pm.. Guardian Flight takes over all SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium medevacs on Tuesday, Oct.. 1.. Cruise season short of million-passenger mark.. September 30, 2013 8:05 am.. This year’s Alaska cruise-ship season has ended.. Close to a million passengers sailed through Southeast this summer, with many traveling on to points north and west.. Congress extends timber county payments one year.. September 27, 2013 9:19 am.. Congress has passed a one-year extension of a program that pays out millions of dollars to communities in Alaska near national forest land, like Petersburg.. The extension of the Secure.. Alaskans will use federal website for health exchange.. September 26, 2013 3:37 pm.. The nation’s new health insurance exchanges, or marketplaces, go on-line October first under the Obama Administration’s Affordable Care Act.. Alaska is one of 27 states that chose not to create.. Proposed sales tax cut means cheaper goods but fewer public services.. September 26, 2013 11:06 am.. A ballot initiative to lower Wrangell’s city sales tax by one and a half percent is up for a vote of the public in the October first general elections.. Commercial red crab closed again in SE.. September 25, 2013 2:25 pm.. There will be no commercial fishing for red and blue king crab in Southeast again this year.. The stocks are still in poor shape according to the Alaska Department of.. A look at Alaska s prenatal care transformation.. Sean Carlson..  ...   Sometime between September 2nd and 11th, the North Wrangell High Country Shelter on Wrangell Island was vandalized.. In a separate incident, vandals also damaged the Kunk Lake Shelter on Etolin Island.. Southeast population, payroll hit record highs.. September 17, 2013 2:07 pm.. Southeast Alaska has more residents – and more jobs – than ever.. That’s according to a report released during the Southeast Conference’s annual meeting in Sitka.. Bauer: Raising the value of well being in communities.. September 23, 2013 2:21 pm.. If you are sick and not feeling well, Dr.. Ursula Bauer can’t do anything to make you better.. But she IS doing a lot to help shape the policies and programs that may keep you from getting sick in the first place.. Short of the Surgeon General, there’s almost no one in government more interested -- or more influential -- in helping create a culture of health in the US.. Scouts do pellets, water and radio waves at AK Women in Science event.. September 12, 2013 1:55 pm.. What do owl barf, water and radio have in common? The answer is science! More than a dozen women and girls got together Saturday afternoon in Wrangell for the Girl Scouts of Alaska’s Women in Science event.. Assembly divided over SEAPA board member.. September 13, 2013 12:02 pm.. The Assembly on Tuesday discussed the possible removal of Wrangell’s voting member on the Southeast Alaska Power Agency board of commissioners.. Wrangell, Petersburg to stop funding TBPA?.. September 12, 2013 2:30 pm.. The Borough Assemblies of Wrangell and Petersburg held a joint work session in Wrangell on Tuesday.. The purpose was to discuss the Southeast Alaska Power Agency and the Thomas Bay Power Authority.. Southeast leaders consider region s maritime industry.. September 10, 2013 4:14 pm.. About 250 Southeast business, government and nonprofit leaders will gather in Sitka Sept.. 17-19.. Subsistence Board to hear public comment.. September 6, 2013 3:26 pm.. Both the Federal Subsistence Board and the Southeast Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council are meeting in Ketchikan later this month to hear the public’s opinion.. Carnival ships installing air-pollution scrubbers.. September 5, 2013 11:01 pm.. The world’s largest cruise corporation will soon install new pollution-control equipment on 32 of its ships.. Carnival, Princess and Holland-America vessels sailing Alaska waters are likely to be among those getting the gear.. SAFV tackles domestic violence crisis with community training.. September 6, 2013 6:00 am.. The domestic violence shelter in Sitka is stepping up its community training program following the release of new survey data last year.. SAFV, or Sitkans Against Family Violence, has routinely offered volunteer advocate training, but now the organization is hoping to involve more of the community in how to recognize -- and address -- Sitka’s incredibly high rate of intimate partner violence.. Future uncertain for local library consortium.. September 5, 2013 2:25 pm.. It’s one of those things you may have heard about, but don’t quite know what it is, or what it does.. But, due to budgetary belt tightening and shifts in technology, there is a chance the nearly two-decades-old agreement may not last much longer.. Area nonprofits win United Way grants.. September 5, 2013 10:21 am.. Women in Safe Homes received $1,000 for its family reunification and preservation program, while Ketchikan Youth Initiatives snagged $1,000 for its Hungry for Health program.. Medevac insurance biz regains state license.. August 29, 2013 8:19 pm.. Apollo Medi Trans, a popular medevac insurance company, has its state license back.. Ely sentenced to 55 years.. August 27, 2013 12:04 pm.. 33-year old Douglas Ely, of Wrangell, was convicted of child sexual abuse in June.. His sentencing hearing was Monday..

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