From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, the third annual Panhandle Fly-In comes to Sitka’s Rocky Gutierrez Airport, organized by the Southeast Alaska Aviation Association (SEAKAA). Members Jeannie Frank, Francois Bakkes and Kevin Knox visit the KCAW studio to talk about the day’s offerings and how SEAKAA promotes aviation safety and protects the interests of aviators in Southeast Alaska.
The Morning Interview
3rd annual Panhandle Fly-In
Doug Osborne, Director of Health Promotion at Sitka Community Hospital, describes his plans for Marijuana Town Hall II (6:30 - 8 PM Mon Mar 30, Harrigan Centennial Hall). Osborne hopes the meeting/discussion helps clear up misinformation about the use of marijuana, and serves as a vehicle for "reasonable conversation" about the newly-legalized drug. Downloadable audio. more
Sitka was one of 170 communities that took to the streets today for the Choose Respect March, a statewide effort to end domestic violence and sexual assault. In a 2012 victimization survey conducted in Sitka, 47% of adult women reported experiencing intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both. more