A seiner lost an estimated 70,000 pounds of pink salmon when his boat ran aground near Sitka last week (8-6-17). None of the fish were contaminated by fuel, the load had spoiled by the time the vessel was refloated.
Governor Bill Walker put pen to paper Thursday afternoon, signing a bill at a shipyard in Sitka. The measure means big savings for small ships -- especially those that ferry passengers around Southeast.
Raven Radio's Raffle is going on now for two tickets anywhere Alaska Airlines flies (excluding Cuba) with no blackout dates. Tickets are $10, available weekdays at the station, at the Sitka Farmers Markets on select Saturdays and occasionally at Sea Mart. If you live outside of Sitka please call 907-747-5877 to get your tickets. The drawing will be October 20, but don't wait, get your tickets now. All proceeds benefit Raven Radio. Thank you to Alaska Airlines for making this raffle possible.
Architectural Historian Summer Louthan and Intern Caitlan Dowling of the Alaska Office of History and Archaeology talk about the "This Place Matters Alaska" campaign and the resulting Preservation Plan.
The Sitka Fine Arts Camp has hosted a Historic Restoration program since 2012. This year, the cohort focused on Fraser Hall, restoring the facade and various architectural details. In the process, they discovered original panel that needed little touch-up - just a fresh coat of paint.
Sitka Fellow Madeleine Welsch is an illustrator and motion graphics artist. She's offering a free drawing workshop on Thursday, August 10th where participants will use items from the natural world to make ink illustrations.
General Manager for KCAW (Raven Radio)
This is a full time, exempt position. Click here for full job description. The application period is open until filled, but initial screening of applicants will occur on September 1.