As if it weren’t embarrassing enough to admit to your kids that you listened to music before CD’s, here’s proof that some of us pre-date even color film. A number of the robust youth pictured here are still connected to Raven Radio in some way — can you spot them? Hint: There is at least one current employee, one current volunteer, and one current board member, and none is wearing a striped sweater!
Raven's 30th Anniversary
On Friday, Governor Bill Walker issued a disaster declaration for Sitka, in response to seven landslides on August 18th. In a letter to the legislature, Walker said he would cap relief at $1 million for the moment, but that the incident is ongoing and total recovery costs are unknown. According to Gorman, the cost of emergency response alone is estimated to be over half a million dollars. Individual assistance and family grants are also available, at a cap of $16,450 per household. more
The Coast Guard has determined the source of a large diesel spill that spread from Sitka Sound into ANB harbor yesterday morning (08-31-15). The source was a commercial vessel south of ANB Harbor, Since the spill wasn’t reported for several hours, the size could have been anywhere from 50 gallons to 300 gallons. That made clean-up difficult. more