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Murkowski circles up with Pacific High students

US Senator Lisa Murkowski took time during the congressional recess to make a swing through Sitka this week. She did all the expected things, like addressing the Chamber of Commerce and meeting with community leaders to discuss funding priorities. And the senator did one unexpected thing: She spent the afternoon in a talking circle with just over a dozen students at Pacific High School -- where one of the most influential voices in Washington had to wait her turn.

Elks hosts third annual wine tasting

Susan Suarez joined KCAW's Erin Fulton to discuss the third annual Sitka Elks Lodge wine tasting event, with food, wine, and live entertainment by Emily Vicker. Listen here:

As basketball season winds down, Sitka’s Battle of the Bridge heats up

Daily Sitka Sentinel Sports editor Garland Kennedy brings us up to speed on the Battle of the Bridge basketball series between Sitka High and Mt. Edgecumbe. Also, Kennedy has results from last week's age-group swim meet in Ketchikan -- and some exciting news about a Sitka High Cross Country standout. With KCAW's Robert Woolsey.

BANFF Film Festival kicks off in Sitka, Friday

Hames Center director Dawn Johnson and film selection committee member Lione Claire joined KCAW's Erin Fulton in the studio to discuss the lineup of films for this Friday's Banff Mountain Film Festival. Listen here:

SFAC presents Chris Staknys in concert

Pianist Chris Staknys and clarinetist Colin Roshak and Sitka Fine Arts Camp director Roger Schmidt joined joined KCAW's Erin Fulton in the studio to discuss their upcoming concert. February 22, 2020 at 7pm in the Sitka Performing Arts Center. Listen here:





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