Author: Ed Ronco, KCAW

Handful of Sitkans weigh in on ferry plans

The regional plan is revised every five years. And State officials are looking to get the most bang for their buck in Southeast Alaska, where projections show population declining to 59,000 people by 2034.

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2 jailed after child hospitalized

Two children were removed from a home in the 1600 block of Sawmill Creek Road on Saturday. One of the children, a 3-year-old boy, was taken to the critical care unit at SEARHC Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital.

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Alaska Day

Alaska Day commemorates the Russian transfer of Alaska to the United States in 1867. It's a state holiday in Alaska, but by far the biggest celebrations take place in Sitka, where the transfer took place.

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Kabler lauded for 12 years on school board

Kabler was appointed to the board in 1999, and decided not to run again this year. Her seat on the school board was filled by Tonia Rioux, who was sworn in to office on Wednesday night, along with incumbent Tim Fulton.

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Thank you!

Raven Radio's first-ever 1-Day Fund Drive netted over $45,000 -- thanks to you!

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KCAW News Director Robert Woolsey gets a kiss (and a button) from Keystone Kop Rachel. The Keystone Kops are part of the Alaska Day Festival, which is going on all week. Alaska Day is Oct. 18.

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