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Mt. Edgecumbe athletic director Andrew Friske discusses the annual Mt. Edgecumbe Invitational Basketball Tournament, which opens tonight (1-16-13) at the BJ McGillis Field House (tickets/tourney passes on sale at MEHS office, or at the gate). Sitka High Lady Wolves Megan Reid (Jr.) and Sidney Riggs (Soph.) talk about their tough loss in the state finals last year, and their hopes for the coming season.
The Morning Interview
Mt. Edgecumbe Invitational opens, SHS Lady Wolves on rebound
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