The Morning Interview

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

Island Institute raises funds with auction

newlogo_2Peter Bradley, executive director of the Island Institute, and Board Chair Linda Behnken chat about its fundraising auction on Friday, March 25. They also discuss the organization's upcoming "Tidelines Ferry Tour" in April to look at the intersection of climate and culture. Downloadable audio.

Island Institute pilots artistic ferry tour

tidelinesbannerPeter Bradley, executive director of the Island Institute in Sitka, previews their annual auction tomorrow (03-25-16) and next month's Tidelines Ferry Tour. Downloadable audio.

Visiting scientist studies disease mysteries in animals

DuncanLabColleen Duncan - Scientist in Residence Fellow at the Sitka Sound Science Center - is a veterinarian who studies infectious disease and population dynamics in wildlife. Downloadable audio.

SHS Mock Trial takes state title

mocktrialwsSitka High School took top honors for the second time in the school’s history in the 2016 Alaska High School Mock Trial Competition in Anchorage earlier this month (03-06-16).

Alaska’s eight starts inspire Wearable Arts

099-IMG_4900-500x333Jeff Budd and Sarah Lawrie with the Greater Sitka Arts Council (GSAC) talk about the 8th Annual Wearable Arts Show, alongside frequent artist/model Bill Foster. The show features 28 different art pieces and about a third of the artists are new this year. Downloadable audio.

Native American comedians use humor as medicine

powwowThe Pow Wow Comedy Jam comes to Sitka, with stand-up by Marc Yaffee, Vaughn Eaglebear, and special guest Gilbert Brown. The trio of Native American comedians talk about their performance style and representing their tribes. Downloadable audio.

Scavenger hunts and summer camps at SSSC

Blues Cruise 2011As spring nears, Janet Clarke, education manager at Sitka Sound Science Center was joined by Science Outreach Coordinator Mia Kuartei to talk about several upcoming events. Downloadable audio.

Keeping patients safe within the hospital

Sitka Community Hospital. (Photo courtesy of the Sitka Community Hospital Foundation)Kat Richards, the acute care ER manager at Sitka Community Hospital, was joined by Quality Improvement Director Leslie Fulton talk about National Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 13th - March 19th). Downloadable audio.

Sitka teens get gold in Greenland

awg_2016_logoWrestlers Josh Goeden and Sydnee Kimber talk about competing --and placing-- in the Arctic Winter Games in Greenland. Downloadable audio.

Springtime brings ArtiGras show and tell

20140302_WearableArts_Waldholz_1Greater Sitka Arts Council's Sarah Lawrie and Jeff Budd outline the schedule for the 9th annual ArtiGras Festival, with events from March 18th - April 2nd in Sitka.