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Kake cannery: one of America’s most endangered historic landmarks

Organized Village of Kake Executive Director, Gary Williams, standing outside the Keku cannery.In June, the Keku Cannery in Kake was named one of the 11 most endangered historic places in the country by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The building is an artifact of Alaska’s salmon canning industry and its a reminder of the different people that worked there.

Behind the scenes at Sitka Seafood Fest

Chef Seth Caswell prepares grilled quinoa patties for the Sitka Seafood Fest this Friday and Saturday. Caswell is visiting Sitka from Seattle where he is Executive Chef at Google. (KCAW photo by Erik Neumnn)Chef Seth Caswell prepares grilled quinoa patties for the Sitka Seafood Fest this Friday and Saturday. Caswell is visiting Sitka from Seattle where he is, Executive Chef at Google.

Walter Soboleff Center closer to construction

A drawing of the Walter Soboleff Center shows its structure and facade. Image courtesy Sealaska Heritage Institute.A Southeast Alaska cultural organization has hired a contractor to build a large Native arts and education center in Juneau.

Yakutat to celebrate return of the terns

An Aleutian tern nests near a Yakutat beach. The rare seabirds will be celebrated at this year's Yakutat Tern festival. Image from www.yakutatternfestival.org.Yakutat is gearing up for an influx of birders. They’re coming to the northern Southeast Alaska community to celebrate the return of a somewhat rare seabird.

Celebrate Radio all week on KCAW

Long Live Radio!The Week of Radio Celebration is in full swing! Here's the schedule.

STA expands leadership team

SNEP250The Sitka Tribe of Alaska brought on two new deputy general managers: Tristan Guevin and Thomas Gubatayao. Work began at the beginning of February, but they will be formally introduced at a regular Tribal Council Meeting on Wednesday, Mar. 20.

Our Spring Drive has begun!

Raven Radio Drive Current Total

Raven Radio Spring Drive Current Total[/caption]Raven Radio’s One Day Drive is Friday, April 5th and our goal is $85,000. Please contribute now by clicking here and help us make our goal! Thank you so much!… more

Commissioner sorry for ignoring advisory board

Ferry system General Manager John Falvey looks through paperwork as Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp addresses the Marine Transportation Advisory board Jan. 22, 2013.Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp has apologized for keeping the Marine Highway Advisory Board out of the loop on the Alaska Class Ferry.

Sealaska dividend due out in December

Sealaska Plaza, the corporation's Juneau headquarters.Sealaska shareholders will soon get their largest end-of-year dividend in three years. But it’s mostly due to the success of another regional Native corporation.

WhaleFest speaker: Salmon our most valuable resource

Salmon are Alaska’s long-term investment. That view was voiced by cultural anthropologist and writer Richard Nelson.