Bitty Balducci, Energy Education Intern for the Sitka Conservation Society and the Electric Department, discusses the new Energy Star rebate program the city is introducing on Friday (2-24-12) to encourage the purchase of more energy-efficient appliances. Read some Frequently Asked Questions about the program, at the City of Sitka website.
The Morning Interview
Energy Star rebate program starts Friday
Esther Kennedy is an Environmental Specialist with STA's Environmental Research Lab (STAERL). Just back from a phytoplankton class in Maine, she discusses the July/August massive plankton bloom in Sitka Sound -- both the harmless and the toxic. [audio mp3="http://kcaw-org.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/160825_KENNEDY.mp3"][/audio] more
The Xunaa Shuká Hít –roughly translated as “Huna Ancestor’s House” – will be the first permanent clan house in Glacier Bay since Tlingit villages were destroyed by an advancing glacier over 250 years ago. Construction is now complete and coincides … more