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
Sitka JazzFest! director Mike Kernin says this year's festival will feature Grammy-winning violinist Mads Toling, among its headliners. Also trumpeter Kenny Washington, vocalist Kenny Washington, and the Dewayne Pate trio. For a complete rundown of artists and performances, visit Sitka JazzFest! Downloadable audio. more
The activities budget for Sitka High School may have reached a tipping point -- and it could force the end of some programs. The Sitka School Board heard a report from activities director LieuDell Goldsberry earlier this month. Between the recent addition of several new activities and a reduction in district spending, most programs have seen a cut of at least 40-percent over two years. more