Author Archives: Robert Woolsey, KCAW
Sitka High School students Trevan Coleman and Brayden Case helped lead the varsity baseball team to the state championships last year - and won. This season, the two juniors are looking to repeat history. Coleman and Case talked about their confidence in this year's team and their new coach, Matt Way. Downloadable audio
Last Wednesday (4-1-15), eight legislators introduced a bill that would allow Alaskans to donate sport- and subsistence-harvested fish and game to non-profit meal programs. Under House Bill 179, schools, senior centers, and other non-profits could legally serve donated fish and game, such as moose, venison, caribou, and salmon. Alaska law presently bars the sale of such foods.
A Sitka grand jury has indicted three men on felony drug charges -- one of them with intent to distribute a significant quantity of methamphetamine.
Valerie and Brent Edwards, and their 5-year-old Phinneas, talk about their road in fighting childhood cancer. Dr. David Vastola and Sitka VFD engineer Craig Warren say the St. Baldrick's fundraiser has played a major role in improving the prognosis for younger cancer patients. The St. Baldrick's event is this Friday, April 10, at 6:30 PM at the Sitka Elks Lodge. Learn more about St. Baldrick's here. Downloadable audio.
Raven Radio hit its $80,000 Spring Membership Goal a little after 3 PM Friday, April 3rd, with a push from none other than Gov. Bill Walker, who phoned in a $100 pledge. Although we arrived at our monetary goal ahead of schedule, we're still taking pledges if we missed you. This bird can't fly without you! http://bit.ly/02FB-SupportKCAW and THANK YOU to everyone who made this one of the best Raven Radio fund drives ever!