The Morning Interview
Reid Brewer, Associate Professor for Fisheries Technology, talks about the fisheries technology program at the University of Alaska Southeast. Downloadable audio.
Esther Kennedy is an Environmental Specialist with STA's Environmental Research Lab (STAERL). Just back from a phytoplankton class in Maine, she discusses the July/August massive plankton bloom in Sitka Sound -- both the harmless and the toxic. Downloadable audio.
Tracy On is a chef at Patagonia Headquarters in Ventura, CA. She'll be in Sitka for two weeks working with the Sitka Conservation Society on their Fish to Schools Program. Downloadable audio.
Co-chairs Tessa Francis and Phil Levin of the Ocean Modeling Forum, as well as Harvey Kitka, who serves on Sitka Tribe of Alaska's Herring Committee -- are all members of the Pacific Herring Working Group. The group is holding three days of meetings in Sitka this week. Downloadable audio.
Karen Lucas, President and Founder of the Port Alexander Historical Society, talks about the history of the island community, the museum, and new artifacts from Port Alexander's 1930s heyday. Downloadable audio.
Clarence Antioquia is the former Alaska Area director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. A 1958 graduate of Sitka High School, he's presenting at this year's Paths Across the Pacific conference on the subject of Sitka's Indian Village. Downloadable audio.
Ian Hudson is presenting at the 9th Annual Paths Across the Pacific Conference this week. Hudson studies ancient seafaring communities and global maritime history. Downloadable audio.
Auriella Hughes and Tom Crane organized a three-day festival devoted to the writing of Rumi, a 13th century mystic poet. "Sitka Rumi Fest" begins on Thursday (08-18-16). Downloadable audio.
Uncommon Music Festival co-founders Nate Barnett and Ariadne Lih, along with bass vocalist Andy Berry discuss the vision behind the Uncommon Music Festival this week. Downloadable audio.