Author Archives: Emily Kwong, KCAW

Tracing the 2,500 turkey supply chain

Sea Mart and AC Lakeside both carry fresh and frozen turkeys, including a few dozen organic. (Emily Kwong/KCAW photo)On Thanksgiving, one bird rules them all. But how do they get to Baranof Island in the first place?

Preschool wreath and garland sale on Saturday

Staff of Mt. Edgecumbe Preschool prepare for the wreath and garland sale and talk about daily life at the school.

SPD offer $1000 reward for info on burglaries

The Sitka Police Department is offering a $1,000 reward for information related to the recent string of burglaries. So far, no arrests have been made.

MEHS volleyball reflect on state championship victory

Players Taryn White, Renatta Olson, and Kathy Holly were joined by their coach Michael Mahoney to talk about their path to victory. .

Rescued hunter: “I made a couple of mistakes and it cost me.”

John Delong stands with Petty Officer 2nd Class Brendan Dent, Petty Officer 2nd Class Jason Vaughn and Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Ransom from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka after his rescue. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cmdr. Pete Melnick)John DeLong, the Sitka hunter rescued by the Coast Guard last Wednesday (11-19-14) spent a long, cold night under a tree before the helicopter came to hoist him to safety.

Miller: UAS journal Tidal Echoes accepting literary submissions

Clara Miller, a student at University of Alaska Southeast, talks about Tidal Echoes, a literary and art journal that showcases the art and writing of Southeast Alaskans.

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.