A budget shuffle means most Alaska ferries will be able to sail their scheduled routes this summer. But one ship, the 600-passenger Taku, will be tied up.
The $2.9-million structure encloses a total of 8,500 square feet, and means that Sitka students can fabricate metal, work on cars and boats, or even construct small buildings while never having to step outdoors.
The Girls Scouts of Alaska is launching this year's summer day camps for K-12 girls in Sitka, Angoon, Yakutat, and Kake. Victoria Lord, the Member Services and Program Specialist for Southern Southeast Alaska, shared the camp's "girl-led" philosophy and how to participate. Lord also discussed the upcoming Women of Science and Technology Day (WSTD) this September. Downloadable audio.
The Peabody Award-winning investigative journalism program, Reveal will be airing monthly on Raven Radio! Produced by the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX, Reveal will take an in-depth look at various topics in the media. We’ll be airing a two-part special this … more
A federal grand jury in Anchorage has indicted two Sitkans on drug trafficking charges. Luke Roderick Lowe, age 36, and Marguarite Jean Keicher, age 38, were indicted on April 21 for allegedly conspiring to distribute methamphetamine in Ketchikan in January of this year.
Skaters with the Sitka Sound Slayers, the local roller derby team, shared their goals for the 2015 "United We Roll" Alaska State Tournament. This is the Slayers first visit to the tournament, which is May 15th - 17th at the MTA Sports Center in Palmer, Alaska. Downloadable audio.
Doug Osborne, the Director of Health Promotion at Sitka Community Hospital, was joined by Tess Giant to share their campaign for National Bike-to-Work week. Sitkans who bike to work next week (05-11-15 to 05-15-15) can enter a raffle at Yellow Jersey Cycle Shop for a $100 gift certificate. Downloadable audio.
The most valuable product on the Tongass National Forest is now salmon. Ron Medel, Tongass Fisheries Program Manager, has spent the last several years calculating how much Alaskan salmon is produced in the forest.
Sally Helm, the Story Lab Coordinator with the Island Institute, came into the studio to talk about their upcoming summer session, "Story and Voice." The session will be led by Brett Dillingham, a Juneau-based storyteller and educator, from June 1, 2015 to June 5, 2015, with a culminating performance on June 6, 2015. Downloadable audio.