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Following layoffs, SEARHC hands over medevac service to Guardian Flight. It’s election day in Sitka and many other municipalities, polls are open 7AM – 8PM. Sitkans to fill assembly and school board seats, and decide one ballot proposition. Interview: Writer Marjorie Sa’adah explores connections between Sitka and the world of horse racing. Audio postcard: 19th Annual Running of the Boots.
Tue Oct 1, 2013
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