The Morning Interview

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

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.

A silly family tries for normal in ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

James Stewart and Jean Arthur star in Frank Capra's 1938 screen adaptation of the hit comedy.Zak Wright, Quinlyn Holder, Elias Erickson are featured in next weekend's comedy 'You Can't Take It With You.' 7 PM Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21, and 2 PM Sunday May 22, Sitka Performing Arts Center. Downloadable audio.

Firehall seeks volunteers for Incident Management Team

0715firetrucksSitka's Fire Department is looking for volunteers to join its Incident Management Team, to support Search and Rescue or other community emergencies. Volunteer Vicki Vosburg and SAR captain Lance Ewers discuss their plans for training. Downloadable audio.

Drachman to perform in memory of William Stortz

Evan Drachman.Cellist Evan Drachman and SSMF board member Rob Allen discuss this Saturday's Memorial Concert for William Stortz, who died in the Kramer Avenue landslide last August 18. Drachman and Stortz became friends through their mutual love of music and fishing. 7 PM Saturday May 7, Odess Theater, reception to follow. Downloadable audio.

Rain or shine, SHS track stars bring A game

13062376_10154232993559880_2278333197850424632_nTom Hesse, sports reporter with the Daily Sitka Sentinel, sits down with three members of the Sitka High School track team to talk about hurdles and high jump performances after their weekend invitational. Downloadable audio.

White Elephant gives to community

white-e-USE-THIS-ONENoah Galarza is the White Elephant's Americorps volunteer. He discusses the history of the White Elephant, how it was created and has evolved. He also talks about the White E's grant program, as well as the importance of volunteerism and the impact volunteer organizations have in town. Downloadable audio

‘Alaskans Own’ expands to Fairbanks

AlaskansOwnSeafood_logoAlaska Longline Fishermen's Association (ALFA) director Linda Behnken and project manager Anya Grenier say the association's community-supported fishery is poised for growth. "Alaska's Own" will be supplying product directly from fishermen to Fairbanks beginning this year. The expansion is made possible by a grant from Northwest Farm Credit Services. Downloadable audio.