Newscasts

KCAW’s morning newscasts air daily, Mon-Fri, at 6:34 AM and 7:34 AM, with local headlines at 6:04 AM and 7:04 AM. A morning news roundup airs at 9:04 AM. Our evening newscast airs at 5:19 PM.

Tues Apr 22, 2014

The Sitka Assembly will hear updates on Harrigan Centennial Hall renovation and Blue Lake dam expansion during its work session tonight (4-22-14). A loan to complete the Blue Lake dam expansion is in limbo as lawmakers wrestle with the issue. Crewman rescued after troller ran aground in Sitka Sound.  Supporters organized a sit-in protest, and the Alaska Senate voted to make 20 Alaska Native languages official state languages. Sitka Representative, and primary sponsor, Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins reacts to Alaska Senate passing House Bill 216. more

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Coast Guard confirms F/V Mirage grounded on Low Island, with no reported injuries or fuel leaks. The “bird blaster” of Sitka’s Rocky Gutierrez airport. Delta Airlines performs test flights in preparation for adding Juneau -Seattle route. more

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Assembly delivers positive evaluations for administrator, attorney. State parks requires permits for vehicles at HPR; seaweed gathering on foot is allowed. State gasline exec outlines Alaska’s stand alone project for Sitka Chamber. more

Thu Apr 17, 2014

School board gets first look at teacher evaluation software. House unanimously approves Native Languages bill. Ketchikan’s MusicFest fills high school with music. more

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Senate candidate Sullivan opposes healthcare reform, and not so keen on dolphins. Wrangell Medical Center gets makeover. more

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Jury returns partial verdict in Yakutat cold case homicide. IFA chief updates Ketchikan chamber on summer ferry season. Legislature considers dropping controversial high school qualifying exam. New president named for Tlingit and Haida Central Council. more

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sitka School Board says city’s failure to fund schools to cap is noticed in Juneau. All-gear quota for chinook significantly larger this season. Juneau artist MK McNoughton explores keeping secrets. more

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Sitka Tribe hires Lawrence SpottedBird as general manager. Four running for president of Tlingit-Haida Central Council. Sitka Bear Task Force to clean up brown bear garbage caches. Sitka Historical Museum opens newest exhibit. Juneau jury starts deliberations in 17-year-old Yakutat murder case. more

Tue Apr 8, 2014

Sitka Assembly to take final vote tightening anti-smoking ordinance. Senate Finance Committee releases budget; includes $3.3-million for Harrigan remodel. This is not your father’s shop class. Petersburg family takes the stage at Juneau FolkFest. more

Mon Apr 7, 2014

The latest issue of “Sitka Trends” shows a rebound in retail sales, unemployment, and personal income, paired with a decrease in the price of housing rentals. Sealaska’s spring distribution to shareholders does not include corporate revenues. The city and borough of Juneau has appealed to the state Supreme Court to reverse a decision on the northern boundary of Petersburg. “Once Upon Alaska” is a new kids photobook by Nick Jans and Mark Kelley. more