Month: May 2013

Land trusts: A passion for the ‘doable’

Randy Hughey_thmb Twenty-five years ago, it could be done on one income. Nowadays, buying a home is out of reach for a lot of two-income families. Randy Hughey would like to change that. The recently-retired high school shop teacher wants his grown children to have the same opportunity to build a life in Sitka that he did.

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Fri May 31, 2013

Sitka school officials ‘infuriated’ by USFS request for return of schools funding. Sitka food co-op eyes larger operation in the future. Assembly authorizes design of Kettleson Library expansion.

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Food co-op eyes future growth

A group of Sitka residents who got together informally last year to buy bulk natural foods have organized a co-op, and have set their sights on possibly a larger retail operation in the future. The group recently brought in a professional consultant to examine the prospects for scaling up their non-profit grocery operation.

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Thu May 30, 2013

Coast Guard crash survivor removed from promotions list. Sealaska sells global logistics business. Forest Service chief encounters push back after asking for return of SRS funding.

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Our fair fellow

Anne Brice, Raven Radio’s first Post-Graduate Fellow in Community Journalism, completed her 30-week assignment at the station today (5-29-13). Her work covered a wide range of stories: everything from the Alaska Day Parade to a multi-part series on teens in transitional foster care. A story she covered on a local protest over genetically-modified foods was picked up by NPR News. To view more of Anne’s stories for KCAW, search her name on this website. When we designed the post-graduate fellowship, we planned for many things, but not for saying goodbye to a colleague and friend. Lucky for us, Anne...

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The Principal Songs

Mt. Edgecumbe High School’s Academic Principal Bernie Gurule’s philosophy is to enjoy every day…and see as much live music as possible! Clearly a music lover, Bernie brought ten great songs to his “deserted island”, along with some great stories and not just a dessert recipe but an actual, wonderfully real lemon meringue pie. (Thanks Terri! It was delicious!). Listen! https://www.kcaw.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Deserted-Island-with-Bernie-Gurule-May-31-2013.mp3 Bernie’s Song List You Can’t Always Get What You Want- the Rolling Stones Center Field- John Fogerty Midnight Special- Credence Clearwater Revival Light My Fire- The Doors I Shot the Sheriff- Eric Clapton Ina Gadda de Vida- Iron Butterfly...

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