Author Archives: KCAW News
Ken Buxton is the city's Animal Control Officer and Director of Sitka's Animal Shelter. He joined us in the studio to talk about what's new at the shelter, offer safety reminders for the summer, and discuss his first year on the job. Downloadable audio
This summer Sitka-based Allen Marine brought a fifth ship under their Alaskan Dream Cruises brand, but the ship itself has sailed Southeast before, as the 'Spirit of Glacier Bay.'
The Alaska Whale Foundation is growing wings. Since establishing a field station in Warm Springs Bay, the AWF has been able to open its doors to other areas of study. . KCAW’s Katherine Rose recently took the daylong cruise around Baranof Island to Warm Springs Bay to learn about the Alaska Whale Foundation’s new bird monitoring project.
An affordable cottage neighborhood on Halibut Point Road in Sitka took another step toward reality, with the help of almost a quarter-of-a-million dollars in grant funding.
David Nicholls joined us in the studio to talk about Sitka's electric vehicle group. The group originated from the Sitka Global Warming group, and meets every other month at the library to discuss electric vehicles. Downloadable audio
Sitka Fine Arts Camp faculty Amy Butcher and Paul Cox joined us to preview upcoming performances by high school campers, who have been working with professional artists in a two-week long intensive. Downloadable audio
A small earthquake rattled dishes along the outer coast of Southeast Alaska Monday evening (7-4-16). The magnitude 3.6 quake occurred about 20 miles west of Whale Bay.