Author Archives: Emily Kwong, KCAW
The application period is now open for KCAW's Post-Graduate Fellowship in Community Journalism. This 30-week program is an opportunity for a recent Journalism school graduate or established print reporter to build a portfolio in broadcasting. The application deadline is Friday, July 22, 2016. The Fellowship starts in mid-September.
After months of meetings and wrangling over the 2017 budget, the Sitka School board learned that fiscal year 2016, which ends in a week, will close out with a quarter-million dollar surplus.
Early Sunday evening, Sitka Mountain Rescue received word of an injured hiker on the Mt. Verstovia trail. Gregory Raschick of Sitka injured his knee at 1600 feet, while descending the mountain with a group of family and friends. Raschick is a longtime volunteer for Sitka Mountain Rescue, so he knew exactly what to do.
Only Fools Run at Midnight, a costume-clad evening of family fun and prizes is June 25th and registration is open now! The entry fee is $20 if you register before 5pm Friday, or $25 the night of the race. Prizes awarded for fastest finishers, best costumes, and wackiest centipede - 5 or more people attached in some form or fashion! Creativity encouraged! We'll have t-shirts for the first 175 to register, and lots of entertainment and fun to keep folks wide awake for the midnight run. Click the photo for more information!
Get ready to celebrate Independence Day with Raven Radio and free root beer floats! Immediately after the parade, join us for lawn games and live music at the Cable House. We'll be ready to serve more than 500 root beer floats... so make sure you come and get yours! Thanks to Harry Race Soda Shop, Baranof Island Brewing Company, Sitka Sound Seafoods and Northern Sales for making this event possible!