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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!
State planners still see a road across Baranof Island as an important part of transportation infrastructure -- though it may take decades to become reality. The Department of Transportation held an open house and informational meeting in Sitka this week (8-20-14) on the latest draft of the Southeast Alaska Transportation Plan. And while maintaining and refurbishing the ferry system is high on the list of priorities for the region, major road construction -- both in Juneau and in Sitka -- remains on the books. more
Sitka drivers frustrated by poor road conditions on Halibut Point Road during this summer’s paving project can take heart: It’s going to get better. Al Clough, the Southeast Regional director for the Department of Transportation says that while heavy rains have been a setback, the road will be done -- or a driveable temporary surface in place -- by the end of the paving season a month from now. more