Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Thing or 2 (or 3!) about Halloween

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Sitka student Lily Hood makes her way downtown Wednesday evening (10-31-12) with fellow “Thing” Angelina Doggett and doll Addie Poulson during the Chamber of Commerce Trick-or-Treat event. more

Beware…the haunted ship awaits!

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The Haunted Ship is back in Sitka. After a several-year hiatus, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Maple is inviting everyone to weave through its dark, narrow hallways Thursday and Friday evening. more

SJ Museum’s Winter Lecture Series gets underway

Yupik artist Peter Williams and Mary Boose, with Friends of the Sheldon Jackson Museum, discuss plans for this winter’s lecture series at the museum. Williams talks about how his identity as an Alaska Native is intertwined with life as a hunter and artist. more

Wed Oct 31, 2012

Reward increased to $5,000 for information on whereabouts of Lael Grant. House 33 major party funding excludes three-term incumbent. Bethel fishing trial puts spotlight on subsistence rights. more

Commentary: Thomas too close to oil companies

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Bill Thomas has been in the State House for years, representing Haines and other small communities. The redrawing of district boundaries means that Thomas will represent Sitka, if we voters send him back to the Legislature. I do not think we should do that. more

The mugs are here!

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The Raven Radio 30th Anniversary mugs have arrived.
If you live in Sitka and are on the list from the Fall Drive
feel free to stop by the station weekdays to pick up
your mug. If you live outside of Sitka and selected a
mug as your thank you gift we will mail one to you.
Thank you for your patience! more

Reward increased in search for Sitka woman

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Family and friends are now offering $5,000 for anyone who can lead them to her location. The 33-year-old mother of two went missing from Sitka about two weeks ago. Her family last reported seeing her on Oct. 14. more

MEHS Wrestling strong at ACS, Sitka Swimmers take Region V

Mt. Edgecumbe wrestlers Jason Young and Franklin Hoogendorn update listeners on last weekend’s meet at ACS, with coaches Mike Kimber and Aaron Routon. Sitka High swimmers Carl Brenner and Will Pate talk about their team’s Region V win, with coach Robby Jarvill. more

Joel Curtis: The art of tsunami forecasting

NOAA weather forecaster Joel Curtis says his office also issues tsunami forecasts. This interview was recorded before Saturday’s quake in British Columbia, but it covers information about tsunamis important to all coastal residents. With KCAW’s Ed Ronco. more

Tue Oct 30, 2012

Family and friends of Lael Grant offer $1,000 reward for information on the missing woman’s whereabouts. “Very large bear” visiting trash cans on Indian River. Group launches downtown revitalization effort in Sitka. Ferry Taku to sail to Ketchikan for repairs. Trial testimony: Bullet that killed Hoonah police officer came close to his wife. more