Eric Marienthal is a visiting jazz musician for Sitka’s Jazz Fest. He discusses what led him to professionally pursue jazz saxophone, how he originally wanted to play the trumpet, and how braces played a role in the decision. For complete schedule and ticket information, visit Sitka JazzFest online. With KCAW’s Ken Fate.
The Morning Interview
Visiting saxophonist says his passion became an obsession
Sitka will sell off a significant portion of its land at the Gary Paxton Industrial Park. The Assembly approved the sale at its meeting Tuesday night. It’s the first of what may be several sales at the former pulp mill site. more
The Forest Service temporarily closed the artesian well for system inspection last Wednesday (1-21-15). District Ranger Perry Edwards says the water was always safe to drink. The problem was that it was coming out too slowly. more