October 25, 2016: What’s happening at tonight’s Assembly meeting?

img_8783When the Sitka Assembly meets tonight (10-25-16), they’ll focus mostly on funding decisions: what to save, what to spend, and how. That includes a transfer to the Public Infrastructure Sinking Fund, which pays for city roads and sidewalks, and expenses related to the August 2015 landslide.

Raven Radio’s community archive is nothing to sneeze at!

A blast from the past…literally! This video of a pollen cloud rolling through Sitka is from May of 2010. All of Raven Radio’s news stories are available online, now and forever! Support your community archive now by clicking here right more

Live coverage of the Presidential Debates

Special_Programming_featurednewSizeKCAW will broadcast all three presidential debates, and the one vice-presidential debate, live in their entirety, on the following evenings:

Sitkans join North Dakota pipeline fight

IMG_8858Thousands continue to protest in North Dakota, at the site where an oil pipeline is under construction. The events in Standing Rock have sparked demonstrations for clean water and tribal rights across the country, including Sitka.

Thank you Sitka Fools!

IMG_6670Raven Radio would like to thank everyone who participated in this year’s Only Fools Run at Midnight! There were about 200 Fools running, walking and rolling through Sitka Saturday night and it was a super success! Click on photo to see list of winners.

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

Solstice Cruise Smashing Success!

Raven Radio would like to thank everyone who joined us on our annual Summer Solstice Cruise.  We had a great time listening to Beatles tunes (and more!) thanks to Slacktide, enjoyed a delicious BBQ thanks to New Creations Mobile Bistro, … more

Only Fools Run at Midnight! Pre-Registration $20 or $25 Night of the Race

Simple ImageOnly Fools Run at Midnight TONIGHT! Join us for a costume-clad evening of family fun, prizes and mayhem at the fire hall. Registration online is now closed. Tonight registration begins at 10:30pm and is $25. Prizes awarded for fastest finishers, best costumes, and wackiest centipede - 5 or more people attached in some form or fashion! Creativity encouraged! The costume contest starts at 11:30pm and the race begins promptly at 11:59pm. We'll have t-shirts for the first 175 to register, and lots of entertainment and fun to keep folks wide awake for the midnight run.

June 14, 2016: What’s happening at tonight’s Assembly meeting?

4434354492_8e440d4999_oWhen the Assembly meets tonight (06-14-16), they’ll put a rubber stamp on the FY17 budget. They’ll also vote on a program to subsidize utility bills and evaluate bulk water contracts with two companies, including Alaska Bulk Water Incorporated.

Raven Radio Solstice Cruise

Raven Solstice Cruise

All aboard!  Raven Radio’s Solstice Cruise is set to sail Thursday, June 16 from 6 to 8:30 pm aboard an Allen Marine Catamaran.  Enjoy Beatles tunes performed by SlackTide, while savoring a barbeque spread provided by New Creations Mobile Bistro.  … more