Media mogul Oprah Winfrey set foot in Sitka today. She was ferried here on a Holland America cruise ship with hundreds of loyal fans aboard, seeking adventure and a chance to chat with the queen of daytime television.
Sitka Community Hospital is in the early stages of a make-over. Building upon the recommendations of an outside consultant, hospital leadership is directing changes to make the hospital a standalone operation.
A small boat crew from the John McCormick towed the Viking Queen into deeper water before transferring the tow to the cutter. The crew of the John McCormick later passed the tow to a Kake SAR crew for transit to a Kake pier.
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.
KCAW (Raven Radio_ is hiring for a General Manager. This is a full time, exempt position. Salary range is $52,290 – 65,000 D.O.E. with competitive benefits. The application period is open until filled, but initial screening of applicants will occur on September 1.
Federal authorities are charging a Utah man in the murder of his wife aboard a cruise ship in Southeast Alaska. Kenneth Ray Manzanares, 39, of Santa Clara, Utah, is charged in the death of his wife, Kristy Manzanares, in a news...