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KCAW general manager Ken Fate and development director Amy Kramer-Johnson outline plans for this Friday’s (10-5-12) One-Day Fund Drive. Alaska Airlines raffle tickets will remain on sale through Alaska Day (10-18-12). Stardust Ball tickets will go on sale for Raven Radio members on October 11 (at the station, in person or by phone 10AM – 5PM, 907-747-5877), and for the general public on October 12 (at Old Harbor Books).
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One-day Drive, raffle, and Stardust: Let the noise begin!
Sitka JazzFest! director Mike Kernin says this year's festival will feature Grammy-winning violinist Mads Toling, among its headliners. Also trumpeter Kenny Washington, vocalist Kenny Washington, and the Dewayne Pate trio. For a complete rundown of artists and performances, visit Sitka JazzFest! Downloadable audio. more
The activities budget for Sitka High School may have reached a tipping point -- and it could force the end of some programs. The Sitka School Board heard a report from activities director LieuDell Goldsberry earlier this month. Between the recent addition of several new activities and a reduction in district spending, most programs have seen a cut of at least 40-percent over two years. more