Author Archives: Rachel Waldholz, KCAW

Waterspout prompts brief weather warning

The National Weather Service issued a special marine warning this afternoon, after a local pilot reported a waterspout off Middle Island, near Sitka. The waterspout was reported around noon, moving north.

Clowns, chain saws, and zombie brides…oh my!

IMG_8354Most days, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Maple is a beacon of safety in Southeast. But on the night before Halloween, the crew members transform the vessel into a haunted ship.

Domestic violence: How to hold perpetrators accountable?

Assistant District Attorney Jean Seaton and paralegal Elisabeth Schafer talk about how criminal process serves victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Katlian kick-off meeting talks sidewalks and first steps

01-IMG_3346With planning underway to revitalize Katlian Street, the steering committee organized a town hall meeting to present the four major facets of the project.

Sitka man faces major theft charge

A Sitka man has been indicted on charges of stealing more than $25,000 in cash from a business, True Value Hardware store.

B.C. mines concern some, not all, candidates

British Columbia mines are slated to be built close to transboundary rivers. That worries some candidates for the Legislature.British Columbia mines are slated to be built close to transboundary rivers. That worries some candidates for the Legislature.

Weiland: Young Swimmer is “Safe Kid of the Month” at SCH

Koby Wyland, 11, was recognized as the "Safe Kid of the Month" at Sitka Community Hospital. He was joined by Patrick Williams and Ann Wilkinson.

Sam says he’ll put tribal citizens first

Bob Sam is running for the Sitka Tribe of Alaska Tribal Council. He first served in the mid-90s. (Emily Kwong/KCAW photo)Bob Sam is one of five candidates running for the Sitka Tribe of Alaska Tribal Council. At age 60, he returns to the ballot an older man and, if elected, he says, a more wise and prudent council member.

Robinson: Merchants downtown prepare for Halloween

Jennifer Robinson shares information about upcoming events hosted by the Sitka Chamber of Commerce.

Debate for the State

AKPM-Logo-Lock-upNovember 4th is almost upon us. Be informed when you go to the polls, by tuning in Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 7-9 pm for Debate for the State, airing live from APRN on Raven Radio. From 7-8 pm on Wednesday, hear the Lieutenant Governor candidates, and 8-9 pm for the Gubernatorial candidates. Then beginning at 7 on Thursday, the candidates for US House will take the stage, followed by candidates for US Senate. Tune in and get informed!