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It’s time to step up!

polar bear footpring

Big or little, it’s time for you to step in and support Raven Radio! Thanks to Richard Nelson for the photo and this description: I came across this polar bear track on the sea ice near Kaktovik, on the … more

Story Lab Offers Storytelling for Youth

Island InstituteSarah Swong and Henry Colt with the Island Institute's Story Lab bring their experiences to the program, which fosters creative writing and storytelling among local youth. Downloadable audio.

Monthly Grind Enters 21st Season

Founder and Producer Jeff Budd, at the 2008 Maritime Grind.  Photo courtesy of Katie SpielbergerThe Sitka Monthly Grind is entering its 21st year of bringing local talent to Sitkans. Founders and producers, Jeff Budd and Ted Howard, reminisced about their favorite acts and gave a sneak-peak into the year's lineup. The first monthly grind of the season is Saturday, October 10th, 6:30 at the Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi. Tickets are available at Old Harbor Books. Downloadable audio.

Living on the Air

We’re living on the air in Sitka, Alaska, and we need to hear from you. Support KCAW now!… more

Kat Richards: Advocating for children in Sitka’s schools

Kat Richards (l.) with her husband, Jeff "Ritchie" Richards.Working as a nurse, Kat Richards believes healthcare and education have something in common: advocacy. She’d like to ensure that local schools remain high quality.

I only have mugs for you!

MUG SHOT: General Manager Ken Fate can't decide which mug is his favorite...he likes lots of them! If you like lots about Raven Radio please become a member, or renew your membership now at Thanks!

Assembly candidate forum: Listen here!

Sitkans vote in the August 19, 2014 Primary Election (KCAW photo/Rachel Waldholz)The four candidates for Sitka Assembly met Tuesday night (9-29-15) in a 90-minute forum on KCAW. Listen to the full forum here: Part 1/Part 2.

Sitka Health Summit Offers More Funding for Health Projects

The Sitka Health Summit will introduce MAPP Community Health Assessment data to the public on Wednesday, Sept. 30th, 7:00pm at the Hames Center. And the Summit's 9th Annual Planning Day will be Friday, October 9th, 8:30am-4:00pm, at UAS. This year's Planning Day will offer funding for more local health improvement projects. Downloadable audio.

Candidate statement: Kat Richards

I feel I owe it to my children and the community to become involved in decisions being made for the district. I owe it to myself to step in and accept part ownership for the district.

Hunter seeks re-election, doesn’t want to “borrow from future Sitkans”

IMG_3684-001Matthew Hunter is a lifelong Sitkan. He went to Sitka High, got his masters in teaching at the University of Alaska Southeast, and now teaches math and physics at Mt. Edgecumbe High School. Three years ago, he was elected to a seat on the seven member assembly. And this year, he’s hoping to win it again.