Sunday on Raven Anthology from 1:30 to 2:30pm, host Carolyn Servid will interview Homer writer Eva Saulitis about her book Into Great Silence about killer whales in Prince William Sound. Eva studied a particular group of whales for over 25 years, before, during and after the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Her book recounts her research and extensive time with the killer whales and explores the juxtaposition of science with more personal human experiences with these extraordinary animals.
Killer Whale Tales
Author and former hospice nurse Cathy Cuenin has personal experience living with cancer and transplant. She's developed a tool for helping people manage overwhelming situations. She's giving a workshop today (8-27-14) at Brave Heart Volunteers (Noon, Pioneer Home Manager's House, lunch provided. Suggested donation $45, scholarships available). more
The Sitka School Board will consider asking the state legislature for almost $2-million in the coming year, in order to help the district meet newly-adopted standards. The board convened in its first regular session of the new school year Monday night (8-25-14). Meeting state education standards is the first of several costly priorities in Sitka’s schools this year. Also a possibility: A $1.5-million upgrade of Vilandre Field. more