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Sitka Community Theater recruiting for Radio Adventure Hour

Members of Sitka Community Theater are recruiting for this winter's Radio Adventure Hour – an hour of live radio theater with live sound effects – at Rasmuson Center. Downloadable audio.

School district takes on poor attendance

The Sitka School Board met Tuesday (9-20-16) at Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School to discuss absenteeism.Sitka’s School District is beginning a new effort to target absenteeism.

New SNHP superintendent has spent a lifetime in parks

David Elkowitz started his career as a 10-year-old volunteer. (KCAW Photo/Emily Russell)There’s a new superintendent at Sitka National Historical Park, and he may not mind a rainy weekend. David Elkowitz just wrapped up two weeks on the job, after arriving from west Texas.

Stormy weather diverts three Sitka cruise ships

The Holland America Cruise Ship Westerdam prepares to dock in Juneau July 16, 2012. (Photo by Heather Bryant/KTOO)Gale-force winds and high seas on the outer coast are keeping about 4,500 cruise ship travelers from seeing Sitka this week.

Seeking re-election, Swanson lets his vote do the talking

IMG_8820Aaron Swanson is running for the re-election to the Assembly. He wants to return to his seat to continue solving the puzzle before the Assembly: how to pay for city government, while managing the cost of living.

Southeast Senior Services to discuss family caregiving

Shelly Smith, with Southeast Senior Services, will discuss her presentation on family caregiver support services, planned for lunchtime today from 11:30 to 12:30 at the Swan Lake Senior Center. Downloadable audio.

Listen: Assembly Candidates Answer Your Questions

Assemblyforum_kwongOn Tuesday, September 20th, the five candidates for Sitka Assembly came into our studio to discuss their ideas and positions in the lead-up to the October 7th election. Two seats are available on the assembly.

Upcoming class to address mental health first aid

Lloyd Platson with Sitka Counseling and Prevention Services talks about a mental health first aid class on Thursday, September 29, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the downstairs conference room at 111 Metlakatla St. Downloadable audio.

Tune In: Raven Radio’s On-Air Forums this week

160920_2016forums_KwongRaven Radio is hosting four live, call-in shows this week with candidates for school board, mayor, assembly, and a panel discussion on Proposition 1. See the full schedule here.

Dead Sitka Sound whale probably killed by ship

Researchers collect samples from a beached humpback whale carcass Saturday on a Sitka Sound beach.A dead whale found floating near Sitka last week was probably killed by a ship. That’s the conclusion of a pathologist who inspected the carcass.