Local News

Mt. Edgecumbe fools’ hoax marks 35th anniversary

SITKA, ALASKA While a real volcano is causing headaches for air travelers in Anchorage lately, thirty-five years ago Porky Bickar's staged “eruption” of Mt. Edgecumbe put Sitka on the list of all-time April Fools’ hoaxes.
© Copyright 2009, Raven Radio Foundation Inc.

Comments

Please read our comment guidelines.

Recent News

Blue Lake generation outage: Out with the old, in with the new

Utility director Chris Brewton and Blue Lake expansion project manager Dean Orbison discuss the status of Sitka's current generation outage, as a penstock is installed at the new Blue Lake powerhouse. While Blue Lake hydro is down, the city is running on Green Lake hydro, plus a new Solar Titan diesel turbine -- one of the first permanent installations of this unit in Alaska. more

SAFV community training begins Sep 6

Martina Kurzer, with Sitkans Against Family Violence, outlines plans for SAFV's Community Training, Saturdays 9 AM - 4 PM and Mondays 6 PM - 9 PM, September 6 - 26, Unitarian Fellowship Hall. Find a schedule here. more