Local News

Alaska Day: Just like it was in 1867, and some new traditions

The 9th infantry reenactors at the Alaska Day transfer ceremony on Castle Hill. (KCAW, Rachel Waldholz)

The 9th infantry reenactors at the Alaska Day Transfer Ceremony on Castle Hill. (KCAW, Rachel Waldholz)

On Friday(10/18/13), Steve Dalquist made sure Sitka upheld long-practiced Alaska Day traditions. He started the day early, first by raising the Russian flag on Castle Hill. Then he retrieved the canon that would lead the 9th infantry reenactors in the Alaska Day parade.

Listen to iFriendly audio.

Comments

Please read our comment guidelines.

Recent News

Sitka, MEHS runners strong in weekend meet

The Sitka Invitational Cross Country Meet was held over the weekend (9-20-14). MEHS coach Josh Arnold and runners Brittany Woods-Orrison and James Simeonoff discussed the Braves' performance. Kelcie VonScheershcmidt, Erika Seehafer, and Colin Baciocco represented Sitka High. See complete results for the boys and girls events. more

Raven Rave: Tracy Gagnon

140825_TracyGagnon
Tracy Gagnon is a self-described "public radio addict" since discovering Raven Radio. She shares what the station means to her. What does it mean to you? Show your support here. more