Our friend Gerry Fleming dropped off his Christmas cactus today — a loan, he said, to brighten up the place. Maybe the only thing more cheerful than the plant is Gerry himself. more
The Weather Channel’s hit series Coast Guard Alaska was in Sitka again this week to film an episode on the dramatic rescue of the crew of the fishing vessel Kaitlin Rae, which sank off Cape Edgecumbe on September 7, 2012. The boat’s skipper, Stonie “Mac” Huffman, drifted ten miles in his survival suit before being picked up; 19-year-old crewman Ryan Harris drifted overnight in a fish tote. The show’s producers called the station an asked us to help re-create local media during the event. We did not have to twist Ed’s arm to put him in front of the camera. Before coming to Sitka, he hosted his newspaper’s webcast. more
2012 summer intern Rachel Waldholz and staff reporter Ed Ronco won awards for stories they produced earlier this year. more
The Raven Radio 30th Anniversary mugs have arrived.
If you live in Sitka and are on the list from the Fall Drive
feel free to stop by the station weekdays to pick up
your mug. If you live outside of Sitka and selected a
mug as your thank you gift we will mail one to you.
Thank you for your patience! more
Members of the Seattle Firefighters Pipes & Drums perform in the Cable House Monday afternoon (10-16-12), setting the tone for this week’s Alaska Day Festival in Sitka. KCAW put the impromptu concert live on the air, thanks to a new downstairs broadcast studio. more
Meet Raven Radio’s new Program Coordinator, Rebecca LaGuire. Rebecca is the daughter of Michael and Jackie LaGuire, was raised in Sitka and attended both Mt. Edgecumbe and Sitka High School. She began volunteering at Raven Radio through the “Gender Equity… more
KCAW bid farewell this weekend to Rachel Waldholz, our summer intern from the University of California Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. Click through to hear some of Rachel’s work. more
KCAW’s Morning Edition listeners can finally lay one of life’s big mysteries to rest: A Jojo is a giant, baked french fry — not a tater tot. more