The Morning Interview

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

Middle school campers stage final performances

sitka-fine-arts-camp-alaskadsc_1235Roger Schmidt, director of Sitka Fine Arts Camp (SFAC) and faculty member Dan Lendzian preview upcoming performances by middle school campers who have been at the camp since June 12th. Downloadable audio.

Sitka plans for sesquicentennial celebrations

12243506_983314581720859_9177755550599731855_nJeff Budd, of the Greater Sitka Arts Council, and Ranger Ryan Carpenter will be in the studio to talk about statewide celebrations of Alaska's sesquicentennial. October 18, 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Alaska becoming a United States territory. Downloadable audio.

UAS Sitka offers NW Coast basketry, design this summer

IMG_7192UAS Sitka assistant Art professor Liz Zacher and adjunct instructor Mark Sixbey discuss two NW Coast Art classes this summer. Downloadable audio.

Biologists investigate local abalone, otter populations

c883ab66-cd1d-4b95-b68f-2d6b1febcd5fLauren Bell, research biologist at the Sitka Sound Science Center, is joined by former aquarium director Taylor White, who is a PhD student at University of California Santa Cruz. Downloadable audio

Founding festival musician to perform free concerts

Stevenson_Doris-02-300x300Stevenson is one of the five original musicians from the first festival in 1972, and she came to Sitka almost every year for the first 40 years. Downloadable audio

Meet KCAW’s summer intern, Katherine Rose!

unnamedKCAW has a new summer intern and we met with her during The Morning Interview. Katherine Rose is pursuing a master's degree at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, with a focus on radio journalism. Downloadable audio.

Glenda Cunard orchestrates free recitals with touch of history

KEYBOARD_lgGlenda Cunard is an organist and music director for Grace Lutheran Church in Ormond Beach, Florida. She performs free recitals, 12 p.m. daily at Sitka Lutheran Church through June 20. Downloadable audio

Legislative aides cross Admiralty Island on foot with canoe

reid_edited-1Berett Wilber of Sitka and Reid Magdanz of Kotzebue recently crossed Admiralty Island on foot, with a canoe! KCAW's Emily Kwong speaks with them about their journey. Downloadable audio

Sitka Fine Arts Camp begins summer programming

The Sitka Fine Arts Camp is offers numerous programs for students from around the country. Photo provided by SFAC.The Sitka Fine Arts Camp has begun their summer programming! Executive Director Rodger Schmidt joined us in the studio to talk about this summer's shows and special programs. Downloadable audio

Run, cruise, and root beer floats among upcoming station events

13327438_10153760641084163_6050738154038476029_nKen and Amy joined us in the studio to talk about Only Fools Run at Midnight, the Beatles and Barbecue Solstice Cruise, and the 4th of July Root Beer Floats. Downloadable audio.