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Sitka resident Keith Nyitray was a contestant on NPR’s “Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!” earlier this spring. The prize for winning contestants is the voice of longtime NPR newscaster Carl Kassel on a home voicemail or answering machine.
Keith won, and brought the CD of Carl’s voice by the station. Click below to listen as Keith hears the message for the first time.
“Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!” airs at 2 p.m. every Saturday on Raven Radio.
Yesterday evening (09-01-15), a wooden seiner ran aground in the vicinity of the Twins Island, roughly 0.5 to 0.75 nm off the mouth of Indian River. The F/V Pacific Venture later sunk. Marine Safety Detachment Sitka estimates 5 gallons of diesel fuel was released in that grounding. more
Today (09-02-15) , a state team sat down with Sitkans affected by last month’s landslides. Now that Governor Bill Walker has declared a disaster, new lines of relief funds are available for the next 60 days.
Six staff with the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and one state geologist will be in Sitka for two days, to walk city officials and citizens through the process of procuring disaster aid. more