Author Archives: Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News

USFS: Transition means fewer unmilled logs

Robert Bonnie, the U.S. Agriculture Department’s undersecretary for natural resources and the environment, talks about the Tongass transition during a press conference Nov. 19, 2014. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)A top Forest Service official says fewer unprocessed logs will be sold overseas under a transition to harvesting younger trees.

Anything Goes: Broadway!

week-in-review-bannerThis weekend on Anything Goes, Celia & Shannon team up with Broadway aficionado Stephen Davis to bring you a Thanksgiving Broadway Special. Tune in Sunday from noon to 1:30 pm on Raven Radio.

Murray: Folk muralism workshop at Sitka Artisans Market

Cara Jane Murray will lead a community mural painting project at the Greater Sitka Arts Council's Sitka Artisans Market, December 5th and 6th.

Police report spate of home burglaries

Burglaries were reported on Biorka, Etolin, and Charteris Streets, Petersen and Moller Avenues and Tlingit Way. (Map by Multiplottr)Sitka police are investigating a spate of home burglaries since Monday. Police received reports of four home burglaries between midnight and 3AM today (11-20-14), all within walking distance of downtown.

Comer: Meet the new CEO of Sitka Community Hospital

Jeff Comer, the CEO of Sitka Community Hospital, outlines his three areas of focus to expand services in Sitka and within the region.

MEHS girls volleyball crowned state champions

The team went into the state championship undefeated and secured their victory in a tie breaking match. (Emily Kwong/KCAW photo).On Saturday afternoon (11-15-14), the Mt. Edgecumbe Girls’ Varsity Volleyball team won their State Championship after a nail biting tie-breaker against the Monroe Catholic Rams.

Coast Guard rescues stranded Sitkan

A Coast Guard helicopter rescued a hunter stranded south of Sitka on Wednesday morning (11-19-14), after his boat sank.

Medley of performances at Sitkans Can Dance on Saturday night

Jeff Budd of the Greater Sitka Arts Council (GSAC) joined teen dancers Kaya Duguay and Naquoia Bautista to talk about Sitkans Can Dance, a competition of both couples and soloists in various dance styles.

Honoring elders one drum beat at a time

Madison Roy-Mercer performs with the Naa Kahidi Dancers at a ceremony to honor elders. (Emily Kwong/KCAW photo).On Saturday (11-18-14), over 70 elders were the guests of honor at a shared meal of herring eggs and venison stew at Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Community House.

Listen Here: On top of Denali

IMG_3830This week on Sitka Sports, Mike Vieira sat down with Dan Evans, Eric Speck, Don Lehman, and Gary Smith to discuss their voyage up Denali. If you missed the show, you can listen to the whole thing here!