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Affordable Care Act call-in: The whole program

StethoscopeMiss our 90-minute call-in on how to enroll for a healthcare plan under the Affordable Care Act? Listen to the whole program, plus learn where to find help locally, get the schedule of enrollment events, and important contact information. The deadline to enroll is March 31st!

LISTEN: Town Hall Meeting on Sitka’s finances

johnny_automatic_bag_of_moneyAre you concerned about Sitka's finances? Maybe you have some ideas to help the town work better? Listen here to the February 27 TOWN HALL meeting, where city administrator Mark Gorman, a panel of Sitka's previous administrators, and a live audience debated Sitka's future challenges.

A Tribute to Harry

Slide515Harry Chartier founded "Comin' Up Country" in the early 90's. When Harry passed away in the winter of 2014 his friends and family gathered at the station to share music and memories. Listen here...

It’s the 10th Anniversary of Encounters!

A proposed delay in the start of "doe season" is meant to protect fawns -- but may not make sense biologically. (KCAW file photo)Encounters is celebrating it's 10th Anniversary! In addition to new shows, we'll be airing some classics. You can help choose which shows to rebroadcast by going to http://encountersnorth.org/survey.htm to vote for your favorites.

Local news returns to 6:49 & 7:49 AM

NPR_Morning_EditionYou spoke, we listened! After a month-long test of our new morning lineup, we’ve taken your feedback and created what we hope combines KCAW’s tradition of providing the best local, state, and national news available, with the predictability you’ve come to rely on from your community station. While there’s much to like about where we’re headed with the morning schedule, many of us were happier with Local News at its original times at 6:49 and 7:49. For other changes, check out our revised Morning Edition rundown beginning Monday, September 30, 2013.

A Sitka farewell

Sitka_Farewell_250USGC Air Station Sitka pilot Brooks Crawford and his wife Caitlin say a very special Sitka Farewell, with Jess Gibson on KCAW's Good Day Radio show on Tuesday morning (7-16-13). Friendships formed in the Coast Guard have to endure long absences, as typical postings for career officers last only three years. Gibson asked the Crawfords to share their favorite music, and some of their experiences during their Sitka tour. The show was filmed by a camera crew from the television hit Coast Guard Alaska.

The Horan Clan – 20 Years of Alpine Adventure Runs

The 20th Anniversary logo for the Alpine Adventure Run, designed by Tommy Joseph.This week on Sitka Sports, Mike Viera is joined by Charles, Chris and Josh Horan to talk about the up-coming Alpine Run. They'll discuss the creation of the run and share some of their favorite stories of the last 19 years of Alpine Adventure Runs. Tune in Saturday, June 13th at 10:30 am.

KCAW story featured on National Public Radio

Nelson KanukNelson Kanuk is a senior at Mt. Edgecumbe High School, in Sitka. He's also the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against the state of Alaska. KCAW's story on Kanuk by reporter Ed Ronco was featured this week (3-14-13) on NPR's All Things Considered.

Spirit of Youth award-winners: Radioheads rule!

Radio_Heads_smMt. Edgecumbe High School's Radio Club has been named one of this year's Spirit of Youth award winners. The Anchorage-based organization annually recognizes about twenty youth age 12-19 for improving the quality of life in their communities or solving social problems.

Listen to NPR’s series on ‘Sustainable Seafood’

fish01-sharktagging_01NPR investigative reporter Daniel Zwerdling's three-part series on sustainable seafood began airing during All Things Considered on Monday evening, February 12, 2013. Because of this story's unusual length (22 minutes), KCAW's automation system interrupted the broadcast with routine programming announcements. Please accept our apologies for this glitch. Listen to all three stories in the series, uninterrupted, here.