Author Archives: Robert Woolsey, KCAW
Sitka's Fire Department is looking for volunteers to join its Incident Management Team, to support Search and Rescue or other community emergencies. Volunteer Vicki Vosburg and SAR captain Lance Ewers discuss their plans for training. Downloadable audio.
Mt. Edgecumbe High School seniors celebrated new beginnings Thursday (5-5-16) at their commencement ceremony in a fully-packed Performing Arts Center. The class of 2016 shared memories, inspirational quotes and baby pictures at the emotional event that also acknowledged retiring superintendent Bill Hutton.
All of Sitka experienced a brief power outage Thursday morning (5-6-16), that began at approximately 8:08 AM during testing of the back-up diesel generator. The outage lasted for 48 minutes, until the utility department corrected the fault and returned the generator to full service.
Sitka’s municipal attorney Robin Schmid was summarily dismissed Thursday afternoon (5-5-16), after the assembly received a letter from Schmid’s lawyer suggesting that she had been improperly asked to resign.
Cellist Evan Drachman and SSMF board member Rob Allen discuss this Saturday's Memorial Concert for William Stortz, who died in the Kramer Avenue landslide last August 18. Drachman and Stortz became friends through their mutual love of music and fishing. 7 PM Saturday May 7, Odess Theater, reception to follow. Downloadable audio.