Win a trip to the sun!

IMG_0990Ready for a trip to Hawaii, Mexico, Florida? Tickets for the annual Raven Radio Raffle are available this Saturday at the Farmer's Market, Sunday at Sea Mart from 3-5pm and weekdays at the station, $10 each. The winning ticket holder will win 2 tickets on Alaska Airlines to any Alaska Airlines destination with no blackout dates. Please contact Amy at 747-5877 with questions.

Float on over!

The Raven Radio Rootbeer Float Party was a slurping success! Click here for a full screen slide show! We served up over 750 free root beer floats while musicians from the Sitka Fine Arts Camp rocked the Cable House. Kids and adults alike bobbed for apples, played cornhole and created gigantic bubbles! Huge thanks to Harry Race Soda Shop, Baranof Island Brewing Company, Sitka Sound Seafoods and Northern Sales who helped us provide a yummy thank you to Raven Radio listeners and members that really "float our boat!"

Raven Radio Solstice Cruise June 20

Raven Solstice CruiseThere are still tickets available for Raven Radio’s Solstice Cruise this Friday, June 20. Enjoy an evening cruising through Sitka Sound aboard an Allen Marine catamaran while grooving with Regal Cheese and Arsenic & Lace. There will tasty food provided by The Pub and a cash bar. We will depart from Crescent Harbor at 6pm and return at 8:30pm. Tickets are $50 per person and available at Old Harbor Books. All proceeds benefit Raven Radio. Cruise provided by Allen Marine.

Solstice Cruise

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Roller Derby on the road

slayersHave you caught the Roller Derby fever? You're in luck! The Sitka Sound Slayers are headed to Juneau this weekend to take on the Juneau Extra Roughs in their first away bout. If you're in Juneau you can catch it in the flesh at Centennial Hall, but if you're not, 360 North will be broadcasting it live at this link. The bout begins at 8pm on Saturday, May 31st.

Stardust is coming!

Smoking Bill (3)This Year's Stardust Costume Ball is Saturday, October 26th featuring Seattle dance band Smoking Bill. Tickets are $35 and go on sale for "mug level" members of Raven Radio at 9am on Thursday, October 10th at Raven Radio. All remaining tickets will go on sale at 10am on Friday, October 11th at Old Harbor Books.

Raven Radio Raffle

AA Art1Raven Radio’s Alaska Airlines Raffle is going on now. This is your opportunity to win two round-trip tickets anywhere Alaska Airlines flies with no blackout dates. Tickets are $10 and available week days at the station. The drawing will be on air Tuesday, October 22. Thank you to Alaska Airlines for donating the tickets for this station fundraiser, all proceeds benefit Raven Radio.

Freda Aron 1915-2013: Thanks for the Memory

Freda_feaWhen we learned last week that Freda Aron was in hospice care, and then on Friday that she had died, the sorrow was short-lived. As regular listeners of "The Frankie and Freda Show" will recall, Freda was comfortable with her mortality, and -- while fully engaged with this life -- was more than just a little giddy about what awaited her in the next. She had two names on her dance card in heaven: her husband Richard Aron and Frank Sinatra. Only Freda knows who got the first dance!

Holiday open house and annual meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 18th

Happy Holidays from Raven RadioYou are cordially invited to attend a holiday open house on Tuesday, December 18th from 4 to 6pm to enjoy a beverage and snacks with Raven Radio volunteers, staff and board members. That same night at 6:35pm, in an effort to expand participation in our annual meeting, we'll broadcast it live!

Stardust Slideshow!

What an amazing community we live in! Enjoy the Stardust slideshow more by clicking on it to get to the Picasa website, then look for the full screen button in the upper left corner. Thanks for the great photos Bobbi Jordan!