Monthly Archives: November 2013
SAFV staffer Elena Gustafson is coordinating the 6th season of Girls on the Run. The program needs a few more coaches willing to meet a couple of times a week with Keet Gooshi students beginning in February. For more information call the SAFV Shelter at 747-3370.
KTUU and GCI continue negotiations, will keep Channel 2 on the air through December 6. Sitka television pioneer on sidelines of broadcast dispute. Silver Bay Seafoods fined $16,000 for tendering undersized crab. With five boats lost, Coast Guard urges Sitka owners to improve care for moored vessels. Petersburg mayor pleased to be back in legislative district with Sitka.
School Board changes tack, will ask legislature for capital funding for academic materials. Former Apple executive pitches 1:1 Digital Initiative to Sitka Chamber. Sealaska McNeil meets with President Obama during tribal nations conference.
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The Sitka Tribe of Alaska appointed Allen Bell Interim General Manager. Tribal Chairman Michael Baines announced Bell’s appointment Thursday (11-21-13) and expressed confidence in the leadership and stability Bell will bring to the Tribe.
The Sitka District Court has fined Silver Bay Seafoods $16,000 for tendering what State Troopers estimate to be over 3,000 pounds of undersized Tanner crab earlier this year.
The dispute over rural television coverage started over 14 months ago, when GCI began negotiating for the purchase of the two NBC stations in Southeast, and one CBS station in Anchorage. At least one individual deeply involved in that transaction is surprised that GCI and KTUU are struggling to reach a deal. Sitka businessman Dan Etulain owned both KATH-TV in Juneau and KSCT-TV in Sitka until selling them to GCI on November 1.
Morning host extraordinaire Melissa Marconi-Wentzel returned to the KCAW fold this October, bringing her unique blend of poise and warmth to our early AM weekday sound. Melissa has served both as program director (2007-2008) at Raven Radio, and as reporter (2004-2007), before taking some time to raise her family. Melissa's also wrapping up her degree in Communications at UAS, and plans to make broadcasting her career. "I knew I wanted to come back to Raven Radio," she says. "But when I sat down in that chair (in the air room) I knew that this is who I am." We never had any doubt!