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Thanks to every new and renewing member that we’ve heard from this spring. If we didn’t hear from you, check your mailbox for your reminder. You can mail your renewal, or make your contribution right here. Thank you! This beautiful raven image was created by Ray Peck and used on Raven Radio posters in 2005. more

Gasline chief says in-state project is no pipedream

AGDC president Dan Fauske says the construction of a gasline will create 8,000 direct jobs and be "the largest project in the country." (KCAW photo/Robert Woolsey)

With an oversupply of natural gas in the country, Alaska is exploring the construction of a relatively small, low-pressure gasline within the state’s borders — while still holding out hope for a much larger project should prices improve. Dan Fauske is the president of the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation — or AGDC. He spoke to Sitka’s Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday about when and where Alaskans may see gas. more

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Assembly delivers positive evaluations for administrator, attorney. State parks requires permits for vehicles at HPR; seaweed gathering on foot is allowed. State gasline exec outlines Alaska’s stand alone project for Sitka Chamber. more

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Alaskan’s Own supports fishermen, consumers, and research

Erin Fulton, program coordinator with Alaskan’s Own, discusses the relationship between Sitka’s Community Supported Fishery (CSF) and its parent organizations, the Fisheries Conservation Network and the Alaska Sustainable Fisheries Trust. more

Thu Apr 17, 2014

School board gets first look at teacher evaluation software. House unanimously approves Native Languages bill. Ketchikan’s MusicFest fills high school with music. more

Teacher evaluations pit student scores against ‘dream building’?

The Sitka School District will pilot the iObservation teacher evaluation tool next year. Board members wondered if it will change the management model in buildings. "You can not be both an evaluator and a mentor," said incoming superintendent Mary Wegner.

A new, state-mandated evaluation system will hold everyone — teachers and administrators — accountable for student performance, beginning next fall. The Sitka School Board Tuesday night (4-15-14) got its first look at web-based software that will follow the progress of teachers over the course of the school year. But how far poor student outcomes can drag down a teacher’s evaluation remains a big question mark. more

Stirring up Support!

Do you remember dry weather of a few years ago that turned grass brown, generated forest fire warnings and spawned giant pollen clouds? Raven Radio was here to document and share those summer days, and with your support we’ll continue to share Sitka’s stories around town and around the world. It takes a cloud of pollen to make a forest…and it takes you to make a community radio station! more

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Senate candidate Sullivan opposes healthcare reform, and not so keen on dolphins. Wrangell Medical Center gets makeover. more

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Raven Radio and the services provided by the staff, board and volunteers are made possible by our members. We rely on financial support from everyone who utilizes our services by listening, interacting on our Facebook page, streaming from afar or following us at kcaw.org. You utilize our services and we rely on your support. Are you a member of Raven Radio? more