From the Vault: Trolling, bluegrass & a pie in the face
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Leandra (Mary) Baker
This edition “From the Vault” presents a 1991 edition of Fin & Feather with host Eric Jordan interviewing long time Sitka troller Hap Saviko about the history of commercial trolling in the area. Listen below.
There’s also a retrospective collage of radio pieces by former Raven Radio Production Director Leandra (Mary) Bakerand Program Director Jake Schumacher, also known as Mollie and the Colonel from their Friday morning radio program of the same name.
Finally here’s a regional program from the 1980′s called Arts Southeast featuring an interview with visititing puppeteers by former KCAW Program Director Marika Partridge and an interview with Sitkan Dan Keck of the Sitka Bluegrass Band.
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