Author Archives: KCAW News
The application period is now open for KCAW's Post-Graduate Fellowship in Community Journalism. This 30-week program is an opportunity for a recent Journalism school graduate or established print reporter to build a portfolio in broadcasting. The application deadline is Friday, July 22, 2016. The Fellowship starts in mid-September.
After months of meetings and wrangling over the 2017 budget, the Sitka School board learned that fiscal year 2016, which ends in a week, will close out with a quarter-million dollar surplus.
Early Sunday evening, Sitka Mountain Rescue received word of an injured hiker on the Mt. Verstovia trail. Gregory Raschick of Sitka injured his knee at 1600 feet, while descending the mountain with a group of family and friends. Raschick is a longtime volunteer for Sitka Mountain Rescue, so he knew exactly what to do.
Only Fools Run at Midnight TONIGHT! Join us for a costume-clad evening of family fun, prizes and mayhem at the fire hall. Registration online is now closed. Tonight registration begins at 10:30pm and is $25. Prizes awarded for fastest finishers, best costumes, and wackiest centipede - 5 or more people attached in some form or fashion! Creativity encouraged! The costume contest starts at 11:30pm and the race begins promptly at 11:59pm. We'll have t-shirts for the first 175 to register, and lots of entertainment and fun to keep folks wide awake for the midnight run.
Get ready to celebrate Independence Day with Raven Radio and free root beer floats! Immediately after Monday's parade, join us for lawn games and live music by Los Shotgun Locos at the Cable House. We'll be ready to serve more than 500 root beer floats... so make sure you come and get yours! Thanks to Harry Race Soda Shop and Sitka Sound Seafoods and Baranof Island Brewing Company for making this possible!