Assembly selects Mark Gorman as municipal administrator. Public feedback sways assembly against adding Sweeney to hiring list. Sequestration budget cuts will curtail regional HeadStart programs. SE pink catch tops 80-million – a new record.Read More
Month: August 2013
You spoke, we listened!
After a month-long test of our new morning lineup, we’ve taken your feedback and created what we hope combines KCAW’s tradition of providing the best local, state, and national news available, with the predictability you’ve come to rely on from your community station.
While there’s much to like about where we’re headed with the morning schedule, many of us were happier with Local News at its original times at 6:49 and 7:49. For other changes, check out our revised Morning Edition rundown beginning Monday, September 30, 2013.
Sitka’s interim municipal administrator was added last night to the list of finalists to hold the job permanently. Jay Sweeney joins the list without having gone through the same process as the other four finalists. Raven News managed to reach six of the seven Assembly members today, and ask them about whether the process is fair.Read More
Top officials from Forest Service headquarters in Washington DC are visiting Sitka this week. Forest Service chief Tom Tidwell is not among them, although he is scheduled to join the group in Juneau on Wednesday. The high-level visit is part of a review process that takes place once every seven years or so in the Alaska region of the US Forest Service.Read More