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Listen to Sage Building History

sageHere's a program on the history of the Sage Building produced by Lisa Busch who interviewed Gil Truitt, Nancy Yaw Davis, Stacy Golden, Cleo Brylinsky, Heather Woody, Jay Stelzenmueller and Kathy Kyle.

Win a trip to the sun!

IMG_0990Ready for a trip to Hawaii, Mexico, Florida? Tickets for the annual Raven Radio Raffle are available this Saturday at the Farmer's Market, Sunday at Sea Mart from 3-5pm and weekdays at the station, $10 each. The winning ticket holder will win 2 tickets on Alaska Airlines to any Alaska Airlines destination with no blackout dates. Please contact Amy at 747-5877 with questions.

Landscaping Committee talks summer plans

The municipal Sitka Tree and Landscaping Committee acting president Joe D'Arienzo and newest member Deb Miller outline upcoming plantings, the creation of a new tree ordinance and an upcoming Arbor Day planting event.

Did you miss the Roller Derby Bout? Listen here!

140517_Derby_dipticMay 17th marked the second official Roller Derby Bout by the Sitka Sound Slayers, and Raven Radio was there to broadcast it live! If you missed it, you can hear it now right here.

Update: Sealaska dividends include no earnings

Sealaska CEO Chris McNeil Jr. addresses Juneau's Native Issues Forum April 2, 2014. The corporation's spring distribution includes no operating revenue. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska)The Sealaska regional Native corporation does not appear to be making much – if any – money.

Today’s the day!

Spring 2014 DriveToday is our One Day Drive! The station is bursting with music and voices, as we welcome volunteers, guests, musicians, and you! We've reached $52,856 in contributions so far - help us meet our Spring Goal of $85,000! Don't wait - donate now! And THANK YOU to everyone who has contributed so far!

Let’s get lost!

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Our One Day Drive is Friday, April 4th and will culminate with live music at the Cable House! Regal Cheese from 7-8 and The Lost Boys from 8-10pm. We’ll be broadcasting the performances live so you  can come down, or … more

Southeast health-care cutbacks cost jobs

It’s easy to argue that the healthcare industry is an important part of Southeast Alaska’s economy. But while some operations are expanding, others are cutting back.

Mt. Edgecumbe girls pave way toward sanctioned wrestling

19 girls on the Mt. Edgecumbe wrestling team qualified for Regionals, often competing against boys. (KCAW photo/Emily Forman)Your high school might have had a wrestling team, but how many wrestlers were girls? There are more than a dozen girls on Sitka’s Mt. Edgecumbe High School wrestling team, and they regularly beat boys in their weight class. The team is tackling more than just gender barriers; they’re paving the way for the first girls sanctioned wrestling tournament in the state of Alaska.

A founder’s island

Stef@Brat1Stef Steffen helped found Raven Radio and this year stepped down from the Board of Directors after more than 30 years. From hosting Good Day and Jazz shows, to leading the efforts of two renovations, Stef's energy and commitment to community radio are part of the heartbeat of this station. Stef was the guest "castaway" on Friday, December 27th, bringing his list of ten songs that he would choose to have if stranded, perhaps forever on an island. He would also bring a well-frosted carrot cake. Here is a recording of the show which includes lots of early Raven Radio memories, Stef's list of songs and a link to his dessert of choice. Enjoy!