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Playwright Sarah DeLappe began her theater career as an actor. She says this is often how people enter the techical side of the business. During her seven-week residency as a Sitka Fellow, she’s working on a play about an Alaska radio station, based on her twin sister’s experience at KNOM in Nome, and on interviews with staff at KCAW in Sitka.
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Sarah DeLappe: Acting as a gateway for the playwright
Yesterday evening (09-01-15), a wooden seiner ran aground in the vicinity of the Twins Island, roughly 0.5 to 0.75 nm off the mouth of Indian River. The F/V Pacific Venture later sunk. Marine Safety Detachment Sitka estimates 5 gallons of diesel fuel was released in that grounding. more
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