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Yakutat off the air

pleasestandby_webYakutat is temporarily off the air. We've got our engineers looking into the problem, and we hope to have things back up and running shortly. Thank you so much for your patience, and we apologize for any inconvenience.

Native language bill has personal meaning for Sitka family

Jessie Johnnie's speech was recorded by X̱'unei Lance Twitchell in September 2011. He asked her what students of the Tlingit language need in order to succeed.Twenty Native languages, including Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian, became official state languages on Thursday, Oct. 23. For Sitka resident Heather Powell, the signing marked a personal victory for a member of her family.

Mooney: Habitat Study explains how deer are adjusting to second growth in Starrigavan

Phil Mooney with the Alaska Department of Fish & Game talks about the deer habitat study, begun this summer with variety of agencies.

Is someone poisoning Sitka bears?

Cin-blond sow+cub082713_9998PM-sSomeone appears to be poisoning bears near Sitka’s Sawmill Creek Road. A young male found dead last week may be the latest victim.

WOW!

wow-620x400Wow! Look in the radio mirror! You are part of an incredibly strong community that supports Raven radio! More than 400 of you have renewed your membership this fall…100 of you did it automatically as sustaining members. Your average pledge is $130 and we're pleased to welcome you as one of our 51 brand new members. Thanks to you all our Fall Drive has raised more than ever before and is a great start to our fundraising year. Thanks to you, Raven Radio rocks!

SEARHC conducting Behavioral Risk Factor Study

Martha Pearson, Health Promotions Director at SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC), spoke about the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Study.

Consultant: Tourism branding needs to be different

Tourism consultant John Kelsh of Great Destination Strategies discusses community branding at a Greater Sitka Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. (Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News)Sitka can’t boost tourism by waiting for consensus. That’s the message from marketing consultant John Kelsh, who addressed the Greater Sitka Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.

147 years later, a changing of the flags on Castle Hill

Keeley LaRose came with her family to watch the ceremony (KCAW photo/Emily Kwong)Sitka celebrated the 147th anniversary of the Alaska transfer on Saturday (10-18-14) with a big parade and a period reenactment.

Stardust Tix Still On Sale

dusty45sStardust Ball tickets are still on sale at Old Harbor Books. Tickets are $35. You must be 21 or older to attend and IDs are required. This event is a fundraiser for Raven Radio.

Sitka Womens’ Club awarding two $1000 scholarships for single mothers

Sheila Finkenbinder and Robin McNeilley spoke about upcoming events for the Sitka Womens' Club and two $1000 scholarships the organization will be awarding for single mothers.