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Mt. Edgecumbe Volleyball players Mariah Martin and Taryn White talk about their team’s performance in the regional tourney this past weekend. With head coach Rich Calkins. Sitka High swimmers RJ Miller, Carl Brenner, Spencer Combs, and Louis Belley (named AK male State Swimmer of the Year) reflect on their state-champion 200-medley relay, and the team’s 2nd place finish at state. With head coach Robby Jarvill.
The Morning Interview
MEHS Volleyball takes Region V; SHS Swimming 2nd at state
There’s a new bird in town, and she’s a little shy. After a long career in education, she doesn’t have a lot of patience for the classroom. But for the right student, she still has plenty to teach. These days, she’s settling into a comfortable retirement, just off Sawmill Creek Road-- at the Alaska Raptor Center. more
Linda Behnken, the Executive Director of the Alaska Longline Fisherman's Association was joined by Tori O'Connell, the Research Director of the Sitka Sound Science Center, to provide an update on SEASWAP (The Southeast Alaska Sperm Whale Avoidance Project). As O'Connell explains, the project just secured $311,000 in funding to continue research on a sperm whale avoidance network this fall. The avoidance network will tag whales in the Chatham Strait black cod fishery and give fisherman devices to communicate where the whales are located. Downloadable audio. more