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Thanks if you have already pitched in we are just under $20,000! It will take a little help from everyone to get to our $55,000 Fall Drive goal. Have you done your part? Beat the rush of Friday’s One Day Drive and donate now! “Mug” level members get the first chance at Stardust Costume Ball tickets on Thursday, October 10th at the station starting at 9am. Remaining tickets will go on sale at Old Harbor Books on Friday, October 11th. This year’s band is “Smoking Bill” a dance band with a horn section from Seattle. We are currently accepting lip sync acts! Contact Rebecca or Ken at the station.Village_Peop

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How many people can the planet hold?

Alan Weisman is one of the faculty at this year's Sitka Symposium. (Photo courtesy of the Island Institute)
What would the world look like if every human on the planet suddenly vanished? Alan Weisman set out to answer that question, traveling the globe to find out what would happen if nature were suddenly left to its own devices. more

Luis Urrea opens his heart to Sitka

Luis Urrea on the Sheldon Jackson Campus. (KCAW Photo/Greta Mart)
Luis Alberto Urrea’s writing was rejected for 10 years before a New York publisher took his first book in 1993. Since then Urrea - currently in town for the Sitka Symposium - has won a slew of prestigious awards, and has been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. more