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MEHS boys basketball provide season update

The Wolves lost to Mt. Edgecumbe, despite a first-round bye. (KCAW photo/Ingfrid Olney-Miller)In this installment of the Activities Report, Tom Hesse with the Daily Sitka Sentinel interviews John Housler and Paul Bioff with Mt. Edgecumbe boys basketball team. Downloadable audio.

UAS, SCH offer leadership classes

Sitka Community Hospital and the University of Alaska Southeast host a free, hands-on training for managers, supervisors and anyone interested in leadership development. Downloadable audio.

Social Security 101 with financial expert Cyndy Gibson

Financial expert Cyndy Gibson discusses changes to Social Security in the “Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.” Downloadable audio.

Recital raises funds for fine arts camp students

Vocalist Rhiannon Guevin and trombonist Roger Schmidt discuss their upcoming recital with trumpeter Sarah Martinsen to raise money for Sitka Fine Arts Camp. Downloadable audio.

Basketball benefit for MEHS

Sitka High Activities director Lindsey Jorgensen and Mt. Edgecumbe Activities Director Andrew Friske talk about an upcoming adult basketball tournament that benefits the boarding school. Downloadable audio.

Community partnerships add spring (!) to UAS PE classes

HAMESryanmcfarlandOwen Kindig, Reid Brewer, and Tracy Turner discuss the lineup of PE classes at UAS Sitka this spring, including community partnerships with ReFresh and the Hames Center. Downloadable audio.

Enrollment open for spring (!) semester at UAS

Owen Kindig, Liz Zacher, and Math Trafton discuss the range of academic courses -- new and old -- available now at the University of Alaska Southeast Sitka campus. Downloadable audio.

SCH urges Sitkans to take the ‘Phone-Free Pledge’

Doug Osborne gives the Health Promotion Report from Sitka Community Hospital. Goals for the year include cutting down on distracted driving. He'll go into more detail during a lunch and learn 12-1 PM on Thu Jan 7 in the lower-level classroom at the hospital. Downloadable audio.

Sitka Lady Wolves: Defending champs to focus on defense

The Lady Wolves celebrate their regional win in Ketchikan, before heading to state in Anchorage. (Ingfrid Olney-Miller photo)Zoe Krupa and Alex Kirby, with Sitka High Girls' Basketball, take stock of their 5-1 season so far. The defending 3A state champions are focused on defense this season. With Sitka Daily Sentinel Sports Editor Tom Hesse. Downloadable audio.

Young fishermen ‘network’ at Seagrant Summit

Participants in the 2015 summit practice testifying  at a "mock Board of Fisheries" training session.Sunny Rice, with the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program, outlines the sixth Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit, January 27-29th, 2016 in Juneau . AYFS is designed to provide information and opportunities for commercial fishermen early in their careers. Downloadable audio.