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Sitka High activities director Mike Vieira and Mt. Edgecumbe athletic director Andrew Friske recall their own high school sports careers — particularly playing against future NBA star Carlos Boozer. They discuss the unique traditions of SE schools, and how KCAW is a unique tradition in community radio. Lend your support to keeping Raven Radio — and high school sports and activities — on the air.
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Vieira, Friske recall playing with Carlos
On Friday, Governor Bill Walker issued a disaster declaration for Sitka, in response to seven landslides on August 18th. In a letter to the legislature, Walker said he would cap relief at $1 million for the moment, but that the incident is ongoing and total recovery costs are unknown. According to Gorman, the cost of emergency response alone is estimated to be over half a million dollars. Individual assistance and family grants are also available, at a cap of $16,450 per household. more
The Coast Guard has determined the source of a large diesel spill that spread from Sitka Sound into ANB harbor yesterday morning (08-31-15). The source was a commercial vessel south of ANB Harbor, Since the spill wasn’t reported for several hours, the size could have been anywhere from 50 gallons to 300 gallons. That made clean-up difficult. more