The Morning Interview

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

Vastola: Doc Talk on unintentional injuries in children Weds

Dr. David Vastola, a pediatrician at SEARHC, and Cindy Edwards talk about pediatric injury, from "near misses" to serious incidents, and what parents can do to protect their children. Dr. Vastola invites all Sitkans to his Doc Talk 7 PM Wed Oct 8 at the Hames Center.

Blackwell: Youth Theater in full swing this fall

Zeke Blackwell of the Young Performers Theater shares plans for "East of the Sun and West of the Moon," a play debuting this November, and for Annie the Musical. He is joined by Rhiannon Guevin to talk about this year's after school offerings at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp.

Dr. Vega: Doc Talk on STIs set for tonight

Dr. Irbert Vega of SEARHC demystifies sexually transmitted infections and treatment options. Alongside Cindy Edwards, he invites all Sitkans to a Doc Talk tonight at the Hames Center at 7pm.

Volleyball round table with Sitka High and Mt. Edgecumbe

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Taryn White from Mt. Edgecumbe High School joined Coach Natalie Voron and players Natalie Galanin and Elle Gray from Sitka High School to talk about their mid-season progress. … more

Innovation Forum set for Tuesday

Garry White, Executive Director of the Sitka Economic Development Association, invites all Sitkans to the 3rd Annual Economic Innovation Forum on Tuesday, September 30th from 3-6pm at Harrigan Centennial Hall.

Meet & Greet planned for new hospital CEO

Patrick Williams and Angela McGraw, with Sitka Community Hospital, discuss upcoming programs and events at the hospital. A meet-and-greet for new CEO Jeff Comer is being held Wednesday, October 1, 5:30 - 7 PM in the hospital classroom. For more information, visit SCH's Facebook page.

Sitka, MEHS runners strong in weekend meet

The Sitka Invitational Cross Country Meet was held over the weekend (9-20-14). MEHS coach Josh Arnold and runners Brittany Woods-Orrison and James Simeonoff discussed the Braves' performance. Kelcie VonScheershcmidt, Erika Seehafer, and Colin Baciocco represented Sitka High. See complete results for the boys and girls events.

Simpson and Hayes: Airing cultural assumptions without conflict

Writers Sherry Simpson and Ernestine Hayes discuss cultural assumptions in Alaskan literature in two venues: a stage presentation 7 PM Mon Sep 22 at the Sheetka Kwan Naa Kahidi, and in a hands-on writing workshop 6-9 PM Tue Sep 23 at the Yaw Chapel. Both events are free. For complete information, visit the Island Institute online. In collaboration with the 49 Alaska Writing Center.

Health Summit Planning Day set for Oct 3

Angela McGraw and Patrick Williams are members of the coalition organizing the 2014 Sitka Health Summit Planning Day on October 3 (8:30 - 4:30 PM, Harrigan Centennial Hall). They're hoping to register 65 participants to develop at least two ideas into workable initiatives for the coming year.

New systems in Kettleson, Harrigan to reduce energy costs

Jon Heller, an engineer with Ecotope Inc. in Seattle, is helping the city design energy-efficient mechanical systems in the remodeled Kettleson Library and Harrigan Centennial Hall. With insulation, better lighting, heat recovery ventilation, and heat pumps, energy usage in the buildings will be about 2/3 less per square foot.