Early in the morning of Friday, June 15, a crew from Air Station Sitka responded a call from the Star Legend and hoisted a 71-year old woman suffering stroke symptoms. She was medevaced to Sitka for treatment. The cruise ship Star Legend added Southeast Alaska to its itinerary for the first time this year.
Cruise ship visitors are on the rise in Sitka, and with that,this season’s bumper crop of food trucks. But they’re more than just a foodie trend -- food trucks and carts have a long history in urban areas.
The Sitka Assembly has approved several rate increases on first reading. Wastewater, solid waste and moorage are slated to go up 6% and water delivery by 22% increase. Electric rates are not changing this year.
What do Zuill Bailey and Johnny Cash have in common? The artistic director of the Sitka Summer Music Festival and the country music legend are both Grammy winners -- but there’s something else, and you’ll want to be prepared the next time you play music trivia.
Right now, city land sales over $500,00 require a public vote. The Sitka Assembly wants to raise that ceiling to $5 million to motivate economic development and bring the city into compliance with the state constitution.
Anthony Walloch and German Dionne are both students at University of Alaska Southeast's dive semester. They tell unsettling stories of danger during dives, identify their favorite underwater animals, and discuss their three types of dives--recreational, research, and rescue.
Ellen Frankenstein, artist in residence and documentary filmmaker joins Kristine Hole, 4th grade teacher at Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School, to talk about their recent collaboration teaching students documentary skills. The theme of the collaborative teaching effort was: how do people contribute to their communities?
Pianist Alfredo Oyaguez joins Kayla Boettcher, executive director of the Sitka Summer Music Festival. Oyaguez details a childhood entrance into piano playing. He also discusses the pieces he'll be playing Friday, June 15th.
Applications for KCAW's full time general manager being sought now, with initial screening May 27th. Click here to learn more. This is a full time, executive position at the station, reporting to a community-elected Board of Directors and supervising a staff of six and 100+ active volunteers.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski is calling on the Trump administration to stop separating children from their parents when families are caught crossing the southern border. Listen now “The time is now for the White House to end the cruel,...