The Morning Interview

The Morning Interview airs at 8:16 AM, Mon – Fri.

Sitka Maritime Heritage Society on fundraising push

2503221Brinnen Carter and Rebecca Poulson joined us in the studio to talk about the Sitka Maritime Heritage Society. Downloadable audio

Animal shelter director talks first year on the job

Brielle Schaeffer/KCAW PhotoKen Buxton is the city's Animal Control Officer and Director of Sitka's Animal Shelter. He joined us in the studio to talk about what's new at the shelter, offer safety reminders for the summer, and discuss his first year on the job. Downloadable audio

Electric vehicle group supports growing number of owners

20130619_ECarsDavid Nicholls joined us in the studio to talk about Sitka's electric vehicle group. The group originated from the Sitka Global Warming group, and meets every other month at the library to discuss electric vehicles. Downloadable audio

High school fine arts campers stage final performances

high-school-fine-arts-camp_dsc4315-1000x500_cSitka Fine Arts Camp faculty Amy Butcher and Paul Cox joined us to preview upcoming performances by high school campers, who have been working with professional artists in a two-week long intensive. Downloadable audio

Sitka Farmers Market kicks off for the summer months

basketofherbsMatthew Jackson, with the Sitka Local Foods Network, joined us in the studio to discuss the Sitka Farmer's Market which opens Saturday, July 2 for the 2016 season. Downloadable audio

Southeast State Fair seeks vendors

DSC_1784-1-1024x680The Southeast Alaska State Fair is in Haines at the end of June and seeking exhibitors. Deana Stout, the fair director, joined us in the studio with Sarah Lawrie of the Greater Sitka Arts Council, Sitka's local representative at the Fair. Vendor entries can be submitted until July 4th. Downloadable audio

Fourth of July parade to celebrate Sitka’s heroes

732ba18a-5ffb-4bc7-9f9b-e5ed2d4f017cSitka Chamber of Commerce Director Rachel Roy joined us in the studio to discuss the organization's plans for the 4th of July celebration and other chamber events. Downloadable audio

Beginning in July, Sitka Public Library closed Sundays

IMG_5374Robb Farmer, director of the Sitka Public Library, joined us to discuss this summer reading programs and the 33 1/3 Club, dedicated to vinyl appreciation as well as the upcoming changes to library hours. Downloadable audio

Sitka 4-H offers survival and kayaking camps

723473_origAndrew Thoms and Molly Johnson with the Sitka Conservation Society joined us in the studio, along with Jasmine Shaw of the UAF Cooperative Extension Service to talk about this summer's 4-H programming as well as how state budget cuts will affect the 4-H program. Downloadable audio

Health Summit celebrates 10-year anniversary

11046205_946609588683264_7443387637216042731_nThe Sitka Health Summit celebrates its 10th Anniversary this fall. Coalition members Doug Osborne and Tamie Parker Song provide a sneak preview of this year's summit, which will be held on Friday, October 21st. Downloadable audio.