Author Archives: KCAW News
Melissa Marconi-Wentzel, the Director with the Sitka Health Summit, invites the citizens of Sitka to participate in a quality of life survey by the end of July. This is the first comprehensive health survey of it's kind in the island city of 9000 year-round residents. The survey is available online through Survey Monkey at this link. Downloadable audio.
Becky Latanich, Chief of Interpretation and Education at Sitka National Historical Park, talks about their new 1-hour tour of Russian-American history through downtown Sitka. Downloadable audio.
Get ready to celebrate Independence Day with Raven Radio and free root beer floats! Immediately after the parade, join us for lawn games and live music 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, Baranof Island Brewing Company, Sitka Sound Seafoods and Northern Sales for making this event possible!
Robb Farmer, director of Sitka's Kettleson Memorial Library, explains how the Alaska Joint Library Consortium has created a statewide, virtual library for users across the state. Downloadable audio.
Violinist Kurt Nikkanen and violist Scott Rawls will join Sitka Summer Music Festival Artistic Director Zuill Bailey this afternoon to perform Bach's Goldberg Variations as a string trio (12:30 PM Thu Jun 18, Harrigan Centennial Hall, free). Despite the contemplative nature of the piece, the pair describe it as a 'journey' in performance. Visit the Sitka Summer Music Festival online for a complete concert schedule and ticket information. Downloadable audio.
Jeff Budd, Marcy Drake, and Megan Pasternak set the stage for this summer's presentation of Paris of the Pacific, an original Sitka melodrama. Performances are Thu Jun 24 and Mon Jun 29, 7 PM at the Sheetka Kwan Naa Kahidi, advance tickets on sale at Old Harbor Books. Downloadable audio.