Monthly Archives: July 2013
Kake's culture camp focuses on suicide prevention. Largest marine reptile found in Gravina fossil bed. Glacier Bay Lodge concession may get two-year contract extension.
One of the top Fish & Game officials in Southeast is stepping down, after 23 years helping manage the area’s commercial fisheries. Bill Davidson is the regional management coordinator based in Sitka. His last day on the job is July 31. Davidson stopped by the studios of KCAW to talk about his life and times in the commercial fisheries division.
Pianist Natasha Paremski connects her principal instrument -- the Steinway piano -- with the source of its principal material, Sitka spruce trees. A short film by Sitka Conservation Society media intern Gleb Mikhalev.
Hayley Chambers has been on the job as curator the Sitka Historical Museum for a couple of months. She's interested in starting a volunteer program for locals. Interim director Chris Todd announces that the Society has won a prestigious award from the American Association for State and Local History for its exhibit on last year's ANB/ANS Centennial.
ADF&G's Davidson steps down as regional management coordinator. "Seussical the Musical": A News Story in Verse! Sitka falls to Anchorage in Wednesday's Little League championship series opener.
Jazz singer Dee Daniels taught a workshop for vocalists this week. Tonight (7PM, Rasmuson Center, free) her students will perform. With Native Jazz Quartet bassist Christian Fabian. Daniels says jazz promotes an authentic technique -- there is no room for auto-tuning or other technology in the jazz method.
As second year of program gets underway, Sitka Fellow Bes Young explores the Arts of Aging. Episcopal presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori visits Sitka, in path biologists Ricketts and Calvin. ADF&G to hold no additional king openers this summer.