In two recent speeches during the congressional recess, Sen. Lisa Murkowski repeated a joke attributed to Sen. John McCain. The reference brings some droll humor to post-impeachment politics, but may also signal Murkowski's determination to rein in the president.
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.
In the wake of the divisive politics surrounding the president’s impeachment, Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she is ready to get back to work on behalf of the state. She spoke to the Sitka Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday (2-19-20)
A three-year project to develop a landslide warning system in Sitka is entering its second year -- and moving from a hardware phase to something a bit softer: Social networking. This week a group of researchers is in the community to learn more about how Sitkans inform each other during emergencies.
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.
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:
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: