Monthly Archives: April 2012
Before the digital revolution, making radio was hard work. You had to carry records and tapes all over the place, plus look at a stopwatch all the time. A guy could get pretty worn out! Chief announcer Ken Fate catches thirty winks in this photo from when white socks and Birkenstocks ruled the earth.
Jennifer Robinson is a co-founder of Lead:Sitka, a group created to inspire civic engagement among twenty- and thirty-somethings. Robinson discusses how the group has taken shape over the past year, and what its plans are for the near future.
Assembly member Terry Blake moving from Sitka, will resign seat this summer. Assembly appropriates $5.9 million for schools. Redesign of Pacific High (with pitched roof) gets warm reception. Full turnout for Sitka airport disaster drill. Troopers find missing sportsfisherman alive and well on Prince of Wales.
Sitkans joined tens of thousands of others around the world on Monday (4-23-12) distributing free books for World Book Night. The event began in the UK last year, and coincides with UNESCO's World Book Day (which commemorates the death of Cervantes and the birth of Shakespeare). KCAW special correspondent Bill Foster sent this letter from Sitka's book bus.
Mike Vieira introduces the Sitka High Man Choir, featuring tenors Justin Stenberg and Nick Weatherman, baritone Garrett Smith, and basses Gus Bruhl and John Roberts. Only in its second year, the Man Choir won a command performance at this year's MusicFest.
Bookmobile tours Sitka for "World Book Night." ACSM speaker series puts spotlight on athletic trainers. Leaders from ANB/ANS take nostalgic tour to Petersburg. Sitka Assembly to consider final school appropriation during regular meeting tonight.