Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mon Jul 29, 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.

Sitka All Stars hold off Anchorage for win

ALLSTARS_250After these two hard-fought defeats, Sitka came out strong and steady to start game three. The cries from the crowd were deafening as each batter from Sitka stepped up to the plate.

Davidson leaves ‘full-court press’ at ADF&G

Bill_Davidson_250One 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.

Where pianos grow

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.

‘New-ish’ curator looks forward at Sitka Museum

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.

Fri Jul 26, 2013

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.

‘Seussical’ to open at PAC after two weeks’ work

Cast members listen as director WT McRae gives notes during a rehearsal of "Seussical the Musical" this week at the Sitka Performing Arts Center. The full-scale musical will open Friday night after just two weeks of rehearsal. (KCAW photo by Ed Ronco)Seussical the Musical takes to the Performing Arts Center stage tonight and tomorrow, part of the Sitka Fine Arts Camp's musical theater session. KCAW's Ed Ronco filed this report ... in rhyme.

Listen to Breathe Owl Breathe!

Breathe Owl Breathe live on KCAWWe were lucky enough to have the very talented Breathe Owl Breathe perform live at the station this afternoon. If you missed the performance, you can hear it here now.

Vocal Jazz students to perform ‘in the moment’

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.

Thu Jul 25, 2013

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.