The Raven Radio time-warp is clearly in evidence in this picture. Many of these fresh-faced youth are still close to the station today. (l to r, top to bottom) Burt Augst, Lily Herwald, Emma Wilbur (in mom’s arms), Clea Will (on dad’s shoulders), Liz Will, Carolyn Servid, Jeb Sharp, Steve Will, and Dorik Mechau. This picture might have been taken just a few years ago except that Clea is a newlywed and Emma is a near-freshman — in college!
Raven's 30th Anniversary
The Sitka Sentinel celebrated its 75th anniversary last year without much fanfare. As many newspapers in big cities have folded or turned into online only operations, the Sentinel has continued publishing five issues a week. The paper is owned and edited by Thad and Sandy Poulson, journalist who arrived in 1969 and are determined to keep the press running. more
An injured Sitka woman was safely transported to medical care on Monday, after responders located her using a cell phone signal. more