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Raven Radio would like to thank Allen Marine for donating the vessel and crew for our Blues Cruise, Stereo North for giving us the boomboxes for our parade crew, Baranof Island Brewing Company, Harry’s Old Fashioned Soda Fountain and Sitka Sound Seafoods for donating root beer float fixin’s and ice to keep them cool. Business support is critical to our success. Thanks also to everyone that helped out with our 30th Anniversary Celebrations; bringing food to the potluck, playing music or just coming by for a root beer float! Thank You!
By the end of its meeting Tuesday night, the assembly had decided not to offer rebates for homeowners who install energy-efficient heat pump systems in their homes. But their path to that decision had less to do with heat pumps than with concerns about the city’s long-term electricity use. more
President Obama’s visit to the landslide in Oso, Washington, this week (Tue Apr 22) was timed to refocus the nation’s attention on this disaster, long after the headlines have moved elsewhere. Former Sitkan Barnaby Dow is the external affairs manager in the King County Office of Emergency Management in Seattle. more