The Morning Interview

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Global Warming Group to discuss plastic bag fee

The Sitka Global Warming Group is advocating to charge for plastic and paper bags at grocery stores. Collected fees would go towards school funding residential electric rate stabilization, etc. Downloadable audio.

Family bike ride emphasizes safety

kidical-massBill Foster and Doug Osborne with the Bicycle Friendly Community Coalition discuss tomorrow's (09-17-16) Kidical Mass Bike Ride. Downloadable audio.

ADF&G offers bowhunting education day

Sitka black-tailed deer in DeGroff Bay. Successful or not, attempting to shoot deer from a boat is a misdemeanor in Game Management Unit 4. (ADF&G photo)Sitka Area Management Biologist Steve Bethune talks about the Alaska Department of Fish & Game's upcoming Bowhunter Education Field Day. Downloadable audio.

Boots: Not just a run — but fun!

ROTB_2016_SitkaLocalFoodsNetworkSitka Local Foods Network member Michelle Putz and event organizer Kerry Maclane will outline plans for this Saturday's Running of the Boots. Registration at 10, costume contest at 10:30, run at 11 beginning at the big tent in Totem Square. Downloadable audio.

Eco-detectives wanted this Saturday at SNHP!


Ryan Carpenter with Sitka National Historical Park, Janet Clarke with Sitka Sound Science Center, and Molly Johnson with the Sitka Conservation Society discuss Eco-Detectives, an exploratory science activity taking place at the park on Saturday, September 17th from 10 AM … more

Community training focuses on domestic violence

DVMONTH_500Sitkans Against Family Violence will host their annual community training September 17th - 24th. The training will cover all aspects of interpersonal violence and abuse, including impacts on children, cultural considerations, and one-one-one training for women's advocates. Downloadable audio.

St. Michael’s listed in Top 10 “endangered” properties

1024px-St_Michaels_Cathedral_-_Sitka_-_backThe Alaska Association for Historic Preservation has listed St. Michael's Cathedral in Sitka as one of the 10 most endangered properties in Alaska. Downloadable audio.

Devine proposes a new model for grief counseling

blue-smirkMegan Devine, a licensed counselor and grief advocate based in Oregon, talks about her work offering practical grief support through online courses. She is offering a talk tonight on the ethics of small town grief. Downloadable audio.

PTSD treatment available for veterans

The Sitka National Cemetary on Veterans Day, 2014. (photo by Mike Hicks)George Bennett Sr., Rural Veteran Liaison with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Alaska VA Healthcare System, talks about telebehavioral health services for veterans with PTSD. The service is provided in coordination with SEARHC. Downloadable audio.

ALFA projects target Electronic Monitoring, bathymetry

A standard NOAA chart (l.) and one of ALFA's bathymetric maps. (ALFA image)Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association executive director Linda Behken and project manager Dan Falvey discuss current ALFA projects, including Electronic Monitoring (EM), bathymetric mapping, seafood freshness monitoring, and the organization's fundraising efforts and community-supported fishery, Alaskan's Own. Downloadable audio.