The Morning Interview
Kimi 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.
Linda 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.
State of Alaska medicare expert Judith Bendersky helps people navigate the confusing and oftentimes intimidating world of medicare.Downloadable audio.
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.
Don 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.
Paula 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.
Andrea Thomas, insurance enrollment specialist at SEARHC, discusses open enrollment in the health insurance marketplace through the Affordable Care Act. Downloadable audio.
For 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.