The Morning Interview

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

USCG offers free dockside vessel safety exams

boatreflectionSteve Ramp is the vessel safety examiner for the US Coast Guard. He'll be offering free, dockside vessel safety examinations for commercial fishing vessels this spring. Downloadable audio.

MEHS Cheer squad prepped for regional tourney

The Mt. Edgecumbe Cheerleaders leave the floor at halftime in 2013. (KCAW Photo/Robert Woolsey)Mt. Edgecumbe High cheerleaders Makayla Heckerman (sr-Kodiak) and Katie Peterson (sr-Old Harbor) report on plans for this week's Region V Basketball tournament. With Daily Sitka Sentinel sports editor Tom Hesse. Downloadable audio.

St. Baldrick’s leads the fight against pediatric cancer

15-year-old Celia Lubin has her head shaved during the 2013 St. Baldrick's Fundraiser in Sitka. (KCAW photo/Rebecca LaGuire)Dr. Dave Vastola, Craig Warren, and Brend, Val, and Phinneas Edwards explain why it's a great idea to shave your heads, Friday, March 18 at the Elks Club. St. Baldrick's Day has become a leading national funder of children's cancer research.

Sitka Youth Orchestra to perform Beethoven, Strauss

Sitka Youth Orchestra presents its 15th annual spring concert at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 7, at at the Sitka Performing Arts Center.

Fireweed hosts annual gala this weekend

508012802_1280x720Fireweed Dance Theatre Company presents its annual gala performance on Friday. Director Melinda McAdams was joined by Cady Lynn Jenkins and Juliana Castillo, both former students with Sitka Studio of Dance. Downloadable audio.

Culinary classes, films on deck in March

1-IMG_1149Kathy Jones, executive chef at the Westmark, talks about Sitka Kitch culinary classes and Shannon Haugland, with the Sitka Film Society, chats about upcoming screenings. Downloadable audio.

‘Senior Night’ not just another game for focused Lady Braves

Mt. Edgecumbe Girls Basketball members Peyton Weisz, Tori Thomas, and Zanai Hall are feeling relaxed going into tonight's "Senior Night" contest against the Sitka High Lady Wolves. With Daily Sitka Sentinel sports editor Tom Hesse. Downloadable audio.

‘Blonde Indian’ author looks beyond colonialism

Ernestine_HayesJuneau author Ernestine Hayes is wrapping up a 15-city tour of Alaska in Sitka, as part of the 'Alaska Reads' project. She's the author of Blonde Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir.Hayes spoke about colonialism, culture, and the environment with KCAW's Melissa Marconi-Wentzel. Downloadable audio.

Casino-themed cabaret show debuts

12795555_10153905157718006_8119634661994676309_nMembers of the Ramshackle Cabaret debut their 4th annual show, "Ace in the Hole" tonight. Co-director Amy Kane, co-stage manager Emily Reilly, and performer Casey Rhea Orona talk about the acts, including comedy, burlesque, and fire-breathing. Downloadable audio.

Visiting pianist uses music for advocacy

downloadRobert Fleitz is a visiting pianist, in residency at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp. Downloadable audio.