The Morning Interview

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

All-night walk raises money for cancer research

RelaySitkans are invited to participate in Relay for Life, a world-wide event to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The time to register your team is now. Downloadable audio.

Sitka bans cell phones to reduce distracted driving

DrivePhoneFreeLaw-Flyer-01Sitka's Safe Streets Ordinance went into effect yesterday (5-26-16), which prohibits hands-on use of cellphones while driving. Downloadable audio.

Sitka Salmon Derby expands competition boundaries

1-Derby_Boundaries-001Sitka Sportsman's Association president Steve Ramp and Salmon Derby chairman John McCrehin discuss the expanded boundaries for the 61st Annual Sitka Salmon Derby, which kicks off this weekend (5-28-16). Downloadable audio.

32nd running of Julie Hughes Triathlon Saturday

JHT_startKevin Knox and Aaron Prussian are two of the organizers of the 32nd Julie Hughes Triathlon, one of Alaska's first. Downloadable audio.

Let’s talk about death

53a9c1_22fb09b3ce524067b7b15f700db23251Brave Heart Volunteers is hosting a series of workshops on death and dying. Krisanne Rice, Brave Heart's program manager, and Dr. Marilyn Coruzzi share why it's important to talk about the uncomfortable topic. Downloadable audio.

Sitka High Softball wolves rounding the base on season

11390292_10152822977352691_3712865350431176026_n-500x500Sitka High School softball  pitcher Zoe Krupa talks with Tom Hesse, sports reporter at the Daily Sitka Sentinel, about a Juneau tournament over the weekend (5-14-16). Downloadable audio.

Lovers shape planet’s rhythms in ‘Tides’

Performers rehearse for Sitka Cirque's  2015's "Cirque de Pluie."Director Frances Donohoe and writer/performer Zack Desmond talk about Tides, an original aerial performance from Sitka Cirque that tells the story of two young lovers whose story created the moon and tides. Featuring acts on silks, lyra, and trapeze. Sat May 21, 7pm at the Naa Kahidi House; Sun May 22, 2pm Matinee & 7pm evening show. Ticket sales go towards scholarships and new equipment. Downloadable audio.

Emotional money: Financial planners talk investing

johnny_automatic_bag_of_moneyFinancial planners Cyndy Gibson, Rene Russ and Brian Fields will be giving a public presentation on emotional underpinnings of financial decisions and market volatility at the Sealing Cove Business Center on May 13. Downloadable audio.

Safety to be the focus of Bike-to-Work Week

BTW_posterSitka Community Hospital director of health promotion Doug Osborne, and National Bike-to-Work Month spokesman Aaron Prussian discuss events on tap the week of May 16-21 in Sitka, as well as safe riding practices. Learn more here. Downloadable audio.

Slayers ready for grudge match versus Juneau Rollergirls

The Sitka Sound Slayers celebrate their state tournament win in Wasilla on April 23, 2016.Sitka Sound Slayers Double DeckHer (Betsy Decker), Barb Gored'em (Carlene Gagnon), and Risky Mistress (Sarah Newhouse) discuss this weekend's state championship rematch against Juneau, 7 PM Sat May 14, Hames Center, tickets $15 at Old Harbor Books. In April the Slayers defeated Juneau in the finals of the state roller derby tournament. Juneau is returning in a grudge match. Downloadable audio.