Author Archives: Robert Woolsey, KCAW
The herring spawn-on-kelp fishery in Hoonah Sound will remain closed in the 2015 season -- for the second year in a row. The Alaska Department of Fish & Game announced the closure this week (12-2-14) after forecasts for the area predicted herring numbers far below the threshold required for commercial harvest.
Director Shannon Haugland and playwright John Longenbaugh discuss this weekend's live radio theater performance (7 PM Sat Dec 6, Sitka Performing Arts Center, $8/$6 Old Harbor Books). The performance will feature the US debut of Longenbaugh's "A New World Under," based on the Persephone myth. With actors Bethany Boyer-Rechlin and Emeterio Hernandez.
Debbie Miller is the author of A King Salmon Journey, and thirteen other children's books. She'll read from her latest work 2 PM Sunday, December 7, at Kettleson Library. Salmon swimming up the Yukon River make one of the longest migrations of any creature. Miller's science background helps her tell this story in real time. With KCAW's Melissa Marconi-Wentzel.
Kenley Jackson, Ted Laufenberg, Nathanial "Thanny" Bean and Roby Littlefield were elected to Raven Radio Board of Directors. Many thanks to outgoing board members Corrie Bosman and Trish Durham for years of service! Board election results and staff reports were presented during Raven Radio's On-Air Annual Membership Meeting on the evening of Monday, Dec. 8th. Click here for a written version of our annual report.
Sitka High seniors Kaya Duguay and Evan McArthur and faculty advisor Rob Parsons discuss the role of the National Honor Society in community service.
This week Raven Radio aired the Greater Sitka Arts Council and Art Change's live storytelling event recorded on September 20th, 2014. Folks gathered at the Yaw Chapel to share stories of "Bad Decisions Turned Good". If you missed the live performance, or the broadcast, you can hear the show right here!
Animal Tracks is a two-minute exploration of the animals that call Sitka home.