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It’s not too late to contribute!

LongLiveRadioThanks to all Raven Radio Members, either new or renewing, that we heard from during our online and on-air drives. We have received over $50,000 of our ultimate Fall Fundraising goal of $63,000. If we missed you, please make sure to take this opportunity to donate online, to ensure that all the things you love about Raven Radio continue now and into the future. Thank you!

Over fish tacos, the verdict for two health initiatives announced

02-IMG_4993Imagine a Sitka with a detox center, an indoor playground and school gardens where kids could grow their own vegetables. Those proposals were all on the table today at Sitka Health Summit’s Planning Day at Harrigan Centennial Hall.

We’re rocking our way to the goal!

141004_01At the Hop is in marathon mode this morning! They're playing tunes and collecting your contributions until noon today. We're trying to reach our goal of $63,000, and you can help! Please call 747-5877 or donate right here on our web site. Thank you!

Conley’s return to school board: ‘I want to be a part of it’

140911_TomConley_woolsey“I’m back.” That’s how NBA legend Michael Jordan announced his return to basketball. A Sitka School Board candidate will take a page from that same book on election day (10-7-14) when voters see the name Tom Conley on the municipal ballot. Despite challenging health circumstances, the 13-year school board veteran is making a comeback to fill one of two open seats.

Let there be light

While it's not exactly Scorsese, it is history. Sitka municipal administrator Mark Gorman made a short video Thursday (10-2-14) as engineers spin up the #5 turbine in the new Blue Lake Powerhouse. For a brief time, #5 was contributing electricity to the Sitka grid. Ultimately, the three turbines will generate a combined 18 megawatts for the system -- by sometime in November, if all goes well.

Generations of support! Fall Drive now over $40,000

IMG_1416[1]Three generations in one studio! Trish White, joined by her mom Pauline Fredrickson and daughter Taylor White gather on air this morning with Rachel Waldholz and Rebecca LaGuire asking YOU to pledge online now. Or call 747-5877. We need your help to hit the $63,000 goal by Saturday afternoon. Don't wait, show your support today!

Election forum: Candidates for mayor take questions

4-IMG_8248On Wednesday, October 1st, the candidates for mayor convened at KCAW for a lively discussion about the city’s state of affairs and their vision for the Mayor of Sitka.

Raven Rave: Angie Bowers

Angie_and_nephew"To keep it going, we need everyone to pitch in." Well said, Angie Bowers! Raven Radio needs to hear from you right now. You can pitch in here and help us reach our goal here

Candidate statement: Mim McConnell

140930_MimMcConnell_waldholzMim McConnell is one of two candidates running for Mayor of Sitka. My name is Mim McConnell and I am the current Mayor of the City and Borough of Sitka. When we bring people together and build on the assets that we have, we can do a great deal to grow and build an economy that works today and in the future.

Blackwell: Youth Theater in full swing this fall

Zeke Blackwell of the Young Performers Theater shares plans for "East of the Sun and West of the Moon," a play debuting this November, and for Annie the Musical. He is joined by Rhiannon Guevin to talk about this year's after school offerings at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp.