KCAW News wins 3 Goldie awards
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KCAW reporters won three Goldie awards from the Alaska Broadcasters Association this month.
2012 summer intern Rachel Waldholz won two: Her story on the Baranof Island Brewing Co. using Facebook to pursue a burglar was awarded “Best News Story” in the student division:
And this story on changes to the Tenakee Springs bathhouse was named “Best News Feature” in the student division. We’d like to think it has something to do with the amazing singing she recorded inside the bathhouse:
KCAW reporter Ed Ronco won “Best Radio News Story or Breaking News” for his story on a community-wide disaster drill held at Sitka’s airport in April:
KCAW competes in Division 2, which encompasses all radio stations outside Anchorage. This link will take you to a list of all the winners.
Allen Pope is a visiting glaciologist from Boulder, Colorado. He the Scientist-in-Residency Fellow
at the Sitka Sound Science Center for the month of February. He'll be giving two public programs on glaciers: A Science Cafe, 5:30 PM Thu Feb 18 at the Sitka Sound Science Center, and a Natural History Seminar, 7:30 PM Thu Feb 25 at the University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka Campus. Informally, he's hoping to host a "bad science" Movie Night, and he's perfecting "glacier goo" to demonstrate glacial flow to students. With SIRF director Lauren Bell.
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The renovated and enlarged Sitka Public Library is now open for business, with thousands of books having been moved back from temporary quarters on the Sheldon Jackson campus. more