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Raven Radio News Reporter Ed Ronco is moving to Seattle to become Morning Edition producer at KPLU in Seattle. He starts in October.
Ed came to KCAW in September, 2009, from Indiana, where he covered business, politics and government at the South Bend Tribune prior to joining Raven Radio. He’s a 2004 graduate of Michigan State University.
He’s on the job here through the end of the month, but he plans to remain a proud member of Raven Radio for the rest of his life. Please join us in congratulating Ed on a job well done here in Sitka as well as his exciting new opportunity at KPLU! Ed, we’ll miss you!
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