The Morning Interview

The Morning Interview airs at 8:18 AM, Mon – Fri.

Artist spotlights trees in shadows

12188928_10207153817537314_8873514100446792101_nKimi Eisele is the artist-in-residence at the Island Institute. She'll present a shadow puppet performance called "In and Out of the Shadows," on the ecology of yellow cedar 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11 at the Sheet'ka Kwan Naa Kahidi. Downloadable audio.

Organizers set to mark 150th Alaska transfer

IMG_4425Linda Williams, Sitka community liaison for 150th anniversary of the transfer of Alaska, chats about the upcoming sesquicentennial commemoration of the 1867 transfer of Russia to Alaska. Downloadable audio.

Medicare expert explains programs

medicare2State of Alaska medicare expert Judith Bendersky helps people navigate the confusing and oftentimes intimidating world of medicare.Downloadable audio.

Edgecumbe wrestlers talk shop

Mt. Edgecumbe High School students Kale Lliaben, Colin Freitas, Emory Johnson and Pamela Beans visited with the Sitka Sentinel's sports editor Tom Hesse about this year's away games and some surprising secret weapons such as body odor and bad breath. Downloadable audio.

Whalefest Shantyman chats about his passions

Old-Timer-©2015-J-Nahmens-1188-4877-300x200Don Sineti is the official Sitka Whalefest Shantyman. He's been coming to Sitka for the festival for 15 years to perform music connected to maritime history. He chats about how he began visiting Southeast for the annual festival. Downloadable audio.

‘New’ Community Schools ramps up

Sitka Community SchoolsMatthew Turner is now running Sitka's Community Schools as a private business -- but he's got the public good in mind. City League Basketball and Youth Soccer are just two of the programs now up and running. For complete info visit Sitka Community Schools online. Downloadable audio.

Paula Martin: UAS Sitka’s new director always wanted to teach

dr_paula_martinPaula Martin became director of the University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus about a month ago, after moving from the Kenai Peninsula. Although she loves studying insects (she has three degrees, including a PhD, in Entymology), she's found that campus administration is an important way to pursue her interest in education. Downloadable audio.

Health coverage opens for enrollment

Stethoscope-300x236Andrea Thomas, insurance enrollment specialist at SEARHC, discusses open enrollment in the health insurance marketplace through the Affordable Care Act. Downloadable audio.

Mt. Edgecumbe Girls Volleyball team psyched about season

peytonspikesFor the school activities report today, Payton Weisz, Tori Thomas and Martha Kasayulie from Mt. Edgecumbe High School's girls volleyball team came by to chat about their season this year as defending state champions. Downloadable audio.

“Be safe, Be Seen” program and coat raffle

SCHospital-300x225Doug Osborne, the Director of Health Promotion at Sitka Community Hospital, to discuss biking and walking safety. Downloadable audio.