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State organization educates trappers

Randy Zarnke, President of the Alaska Trappers Association, chats about issues faced by local trappers and new rules around trap identification. Downloadable audio.

Sitka Health Summit holds networking event

newsitkahealthsummitlogoZack Desmond and Tamie Parker Song, members of the Sitka Health Summit, talk about a health networking event. Craig Nolte, from the Federal Reserve Bank, has experience leading community and economic development initiatives throughout the region and will be facilitating the event. He says poor health can have an impact on the workforce. The event is at UAS in Room 106 on April 28. Downloadable audio.

Jellyfish researcher studies species in Sitka

3657819129_7028bf60a0_bJennifer Purcell is the Scientist in Residence Fellow at the Sitka Sound Science Center. She specializes in jellyfish research. Jellyfish numbers are increasing and, with that bigger population, more conflict between humans and the sea creatures. Downloadable audio.

Danish player joins Sitka Wolves

Sitka High senior Josh Risko moves the ball downfield during a May 2011 game against Thunder Mountain. (KCAW file photo by Berett Wilber)Jes Waldemar, Ethan Pike and Megan Christner, representing Sitka High School's co-ed soccer team, talk with the Sitka Sentinel's Tom Hesse about their season performance.

Underage drinking town hall slated

Doug Osborne, director of health promotion at Sitka Community Hospital, and Lloyd Platson of Sitka Counseling and Prevention Services chat about an underage drinking town hall meeting from 6 to 9 p.m. April 19th at the Westmark Hotel. Downloadable audio.

Biotoxin lab opens in Sitka to monitor PSP

IMG_4797Chris Whitehead, Environmental Program Manager, and Lab Manager Michael Jamros talks about Sitka Tribe of Alaska's new Environmental Research Laboratory. Downloadable audio.

Sitkans organize multiple sclerosis walk

870233Colleen Dalquist and Dave Nuetzel are the local coordinators (along with Patricia Atkinson) of Walk MS, a national initiative to raise money and connect people living with MS and caregivers to their communities.

Girls rock camp coming to Sitka

download (1)Monica Lettner is the Executive Director of Girls Rock Camp Alaska. Lettner is bringing the camp to Sitka this summer from August 8th - 12th. Registration is now open. Downloadable audio.

Sitka’s ‘Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me’ ready for stage

downloadJeff Budd and Tom Hesse preview Sitka's version of "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!," which will be presented Friday, April 15 at 7 p.m. at the Sitka Performing Arts Center. Downloadable audio.

Tidelines offers artists a ‘nomadic’ climate change residency

Tidelines_logoThe Tidelines Ferry Tour is a nomadic artist residency program based on a theme, which this year asks artists to explore the link between climate and culture.