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Raven Radio's PRSS satellite is transported to its current location, under the O'Connell Bridge.

Raven Radio’s PRSS satellite is transported to its current location, under the O’Connell Bridge.

Sometimes radio can seem like magic: you turn the dial (or press a button) and the sound streams in. But all that sound comes to us from somewhere, whether it’s “Fresh Air” broadcasting from Philadelphia, or “This American┬áLife,” transmitting from Chicago, or “All Things Considered” from Washington, D.C. And it gets here via the Public Radio Satellite System — which includes this satellite dish, now nestled under the O’Connell Bridge.

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Recent News

Is the Tongass key to slowing climate change?

A clearcut north of Angoon is green with small second-growth trees. Environmental groups are calling for an end to old-growth clearcuts. (Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News)
The Tongass National Forest is in the crosshairs of environmental organizations again. Two large coalitions are pressuring the Obama administration to stop all old-growth logging, in part to fight climate change. more

30-year-old buried TNT on Lance Drive

The eastern end of Lance Drive. (KCAW photo/Greta Mart)
Explosives found last week at the end of Lance Drive in Sitka turned out to be no longer dangerous -- in fact, bomb experts believe that they had already detonated underground years ago. more