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
Sitka library director Robb Farmer leads a double-life: By day a librarian, by night a trained Santa Claus. Farmer discusses his decision to attend Santa School, and his life over the last year assisting the real Santa Claus with his public appearances. Farmer is a 2005 graduate of the Charles W. Howard Santa School. Downloadable audio. more
Sitka JazzFest! director Mike Kernin says this year's festival will feature Grammy-winning violinist Mads Toling, among its headliners. Also trumpeter Kenny Washington, vocalist Kenny Washington, and the Dewayne Pate trio. For a complete rundown of artists and performances, visit Sitka JazzFest! Downloadable audio. more