For much of Sitka, the August 18, 2015 landslide was a wake-up call that even the most settled parts of Alaska remain dynamic -- and sometimes dangerous -- places. Local leadership found itself in an unprecedented situation.
The Sitka Electric Department has discovered corrosion in the three new blue lake turbines.
In part 1 of a 5-part series looking back on the Sitka landslide, National Weather Service meteorologist Joel Curtis returns to the scene of “one of the major events” of his professional life.
The 9th Paths Across the Pacific Conference begins this week in Sitka. Co-founders Nancy Yaw Davis and "Flotsametrics" author Curtis Ebbesmeyer review some of the programs on the conference calendar. Downloadable audio.
For 15 years, Raven Radio has recruited its summer intern through the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. And this summer, we were lucky to find a radio superstar in Katherine Rose.
Southeast Alaska's four House and two Senate districts have no primary contests this year. Two have no contests at all.
Founding member Carolyn Fredrickson reminds us about the work of the Sitka Cancer Survivors Society. Fredrickson discusses the grant program and a memorial path behind Moller Field.
Governor Bill Walker earlier this year empowered the Southeast Conference to look for solutions to the Alaska Marine Highway’s ongoing problems. Robert Venables explains how.
Fire Chief Dave Miller was appointed Acting Police Chief today (08-11-16) by municipal administrator Mark Gorman. Sitka’s Police Chief Sheldon Schmitt will be out on extended family medical leave until further notice.
On Tuesday night (08-10-16), the Sitka Assembly (08-10-16) approved placing a question on the October 4th ballot to raise the property tax cap from 6 mills to 8 mills. They also adjusted a loan payment plan for Baranof Island Brewing Company.