Author Archives: Katherine Rose, KCAW

Zika patient treated in Sitka

Location-MEHostpital-1024x683The state department of Health and Social Services announced the first known case of the Zika Virus in the state today belonging to a patient treated at SEARHC’s Mt. Edgcumbe Hospital in Sitka.

Don Young visit sparks protests

IMG_7479Congressman Don Young was scheduled to speak to the Chamber of Commerce at noon yesterday (07-21-16). But he first had to pass through a group of pretty disgruntled constituents.

Filmmakers discuss new documentary, “Uprivers”

11840875_1464653262.1221_funddescriptionFilmmaker Ellen Frankenstein is joined by director Jackson Matthew to talk about "Uprivers," a film documenting two watershed communities in the path of open pit mines.

Sitka Seafood Festival issues SOS

parade 3 2013The Sitka Seafood Festival has issued a call for help. The 2016 festival was placed on hold earlier this year. Alicia Haseltine, vice-president of the festival board, says the decision was made after the event lost several of their leaders.

SFAC students to perform “Guys and Dolls” this weekend

musical-theater-camp-alaska-_dsc6670-1000x500_cSFAC student performances of "Guys and Dolls" will be held at the Sitka Performing Arts Center on July 22, 7PM, July 23, 2PM and 7PM. Downloadable audio

Pokemon swarm Sitka streets

617af198-e461-4fc8-8d40-51456a6939d6Pokemon GO is based on an incredibly popular Japanese franchise. There are video games and trading cards, TV shows and toys. And now, there’s a game for smart phones that’s taking the world - and Sitka - by storm. Downloadable audio

Coast Guard rescues charter fisherman

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAA Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 69-year-old man from a charter vessel Tuesday morning (07-19-16) from Snipe Bay, 40 nautical miles south of Sitka.

Workshops open to the public at Sitka Arts and Science Festival

static1.squarespaceSession 1 of the Sitka Arts & Science Festival is this week, and workshop leaders Rob Dunbar and Clark Mishler joined us in the studio to talk about the event. Downloadable audio

Drug-free coalition wins $600,000 grant for Sitka

IMG_7326The state’s Division of Health and Social Services awarded Sitka Counseling and Prevention Services and the HOPE Coalition a grant of $150,000 per year, for up to four years, to address prescription opioid and heroin abuse in Sitka.

Temporary outage for online stream and translator broadcast

pleasestandby_webBecause of an outage with ACS, Raven Radio's online stream and broadcast to our translator communities is temporarily down. ACS has estimated that the problem will be resolved around 7 pm tonight (7-15-16). Thank you for your patience.