Meet Raven Radio’s new Program Coordinator, Rebecca LaGuire. Rebecca is the daughter of Michael and Jackie LaGuire, was raised in Sitka and attended both Mt. Edgecumbe and Sitka High School. She began volunteering at Raven Radio through the “Gender Equity Program” a non-traditional Teen Center career program in 1997. Rebecca attended the University of Alaska Southeast and then earned an Associate in Fine Arts from the Art Institute of Seattle and has worked primarily in the commercial photography industry. Rebecca brings experience and skills in managing, training and scheduling community groups, project management, technical development and team leadership. After living briefly in Buenos Aires, Argentina, she recently moved back to Sitka and returned to radio straight away. We are excited to welcome Rebecca back into the Raven Radio family.
Sealaska has moved one step closer to owning the land surrounding Sitka’s Reboubt Falls. A ruling this month dismissed a claim to the same land filed by the Sheldon Jackson College trustees. If it stands, the ruling will remove a major obstacle from the decades-long effort to gain Native ownership of the site, home to the area’s largest subsistence sockeye fishery. more
WT McRae, musical director for The Children of Eden, says pace required to stage a full show in two weeks has everyone "at the edge of madness." Eden was developed by one of the biggest names in show business, Stephen Schwartz, but was never performed on Broadway. Instead, it's become one of the most sought-after pieces for companies off-Broadway. more