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
News broke over the weekend that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Byron Mallott may be combining his campaign with that of Independent Bill Walker. In Sitka recently, Mallott argued the key issue in November is whether Alaskans' voices will be heard in state government, and said Walker remains, on social issues, a "conservative Republican." more
Utility director Chris Brewton and Blue Lake expansion project manager Dean Orbison discuss the status of Sitka's current generation outage, as a penstock is installed at the new Blue Lake powerhouse. While Blue Lake hydro is down, the city is running on Green Lake hydro, plus a new Solar Titan diesel turbine -- one of the first permanent installations of this unit in Alaska. more