KCAW bid farewell this weekend to Rachel Waldholz, our summer intern from the University of California Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. In her 10 weeks in Sitka, Rachel covered everything from river restorations to health care reform to social safety nets for youth. Off-the-air, she’s been an outstanding colleague and a wonderful presence in our newsroom and station. Thank you, Rachel, for your hard work this summer.
Thank you, Rachel!
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