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.
A second deer is on the mend, after being caught in a wire snare in downtown Sitka. State Fish & Game biologist Phil Mooney shot the doe with a tranquilizer dart Tuesday (9-16-14) near the Hames Center. Like a deer captured last Friday, this animal also had a smooth wire around its neck. more
DDF (Drama, Debate, and Forensics) has one of the longest seasons in the school year. It all got started last weekend with a practice meet hosted by Sitka High. Sitka seniors Ceilia Lubin and Michael Boose, and MEHS junior Hayley Stumpf and sophomore Breezianne McClenahan, discuss some of their events. With SHS coach Stefanie Ask. more