Uncategorized

Interview: Sitkan Bill DeArmond reflects on the years surrounding statehood

SITKA, ALASKA Sitkan Bill De Armond was born here 70 years ago in 1938, grew up and
went to school in Sitka as well as Pelican, Ketchikan, and Juneau, where he
finished high school. He is the son of historian and journalist R. N.
De Armond and the late Dale De Armond, a noted artist who worked in
woodcut and wood engraving, among other media, and was well-known as
an illustrator.
KCAW's Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock spoke with Bill De Armond about his
recollections of the heady days a half-century ago when Alaska went from U.S.
Territory to State of the Union.
© Copyright 1970, Raven Radio Foundation Inc.

Comments

Please read our comment guidelines.

Recent News

Edenshaw says he wants to reach out

Cliff Edenshaw is running for Tribal Chairman. (KCAW photo/Rachel Waldholz)
Cliff Edenshaw is one of two candidates running for Tribal Council Chairman. And he says he wants the council to reach out more to tribal citizens. more

Waterspout prompts brief weather warning

The National Weather Service issued a special marine warning this afternoon, after a local pilot reported a waterspout off Middle Island, near Sitka. The waterspout was reported around noon, moving north. more