Members of the Seattle Firefighters Pipes & Drums perform in the Cable House Monday afternoon (10-16-12), setting the tone for this week’s Alaska Day Festival in Sitka. KCAW put the impromptu concert live on the air, thanks to a new downstairs broadcast studio.
Sitka the Brave!
The herring spawn is in full swing in Sitka Sound. According to Alaska Department Fish and Game Biologist Dave Gordon, 29 nautical miles of active spawn were recorded today (Wed 4-1-15) and 32 miles on Tuesday. Gordon said that Sitka Sound is likely at the peak of it’s spawn volume, with a possible secondary spawn expected around mid-April. more
A large, smelly fuel spill in Crescent Harbor caught the attention of passersby yesterday evening. But the Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment, which is responsible for investigating fuel spills, have not been able to determine it’s origins. more