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Hal Spackman, of the Sitka Historical Society has begun working with KCAW to produce short weekly programs highlighting various people and events in the history of Sitka.  Tune in on Thursday mornings around 8:30 am after The Writer’s Almanac to hear the latest episode. If you’ve missed any, you can find them all right here!

 

Episode 1: Alaskans and Their Dogs (Downloadable audio)

Episode 2: The Cows of Iris Meadows (Downloadable audio)

Episode 3: Dorothy Brownie Thompson (Downloadable audio)

Episode 4: Jack Calvin (Downloadable audio)

Episode 5: Ben Forbes (Downloadable audio)

Episode 6: Fred Bahovec (Downloadable audio)

Episode 7: The Ice of Swan Lake (Downloadable audio)

Episode 8: Sirstad and the Goats (Downloadable audio)

Episode 9: Sitka Pulp Mill (Downloadable audio)

Episode 10: Andrew P. Johnson (Downloadable audio)

Episode 11: Sitka and the Potato (Downloadable audio)

Episode 12: Pyramid Packing Co. (Downloadable audio)

Episode 13: Russian Food (Downloadable audio)

Episode 14: Prinsendam (Downloadable audio)

Episode 15: The Russian Seamstress (Downloadable audio)

Episode 16: Mike Healy (Downloadable audio)

Episode 17: National Cemetery (Downloadable audio)

Special Edition: Raven Radio Sign-on (Downloadable audio)

Episode 19: Governor Brady (Downloadable audio)

Episode 20: Jail and Baseball (Downloadable audio)

Episode 21: Drugstore Brewery (Downloadable audio)

Episode 22: Archie VanWinkle (Downloadable audio)

Episode 23: China Mary (Downloadable audio)

Episode 24: Ted Kettleson (Downloadable audio)

Episode 25: First Dentist (Downloadable audio)

Episode 26: Christmas (Downloadable audio)

Episode 27: Avalanche (Downloadable audio)

Episode 28: Sitka Bands (Downloadable audio)

Episode 29: Fastest Man (Downloadable audio)

Episode 30: Shore Boats (Downloadable audio)

Episode 31: Redoubt (Downloadable audio)

Episode 32: Sitka 1920 (Downloadable audio)

Episode 33: The Miracle of Biorka Island (Downloadable audio)

Episode 34: Helena (Downloadable audio)

Episode 35: Vi Davis (Downloadable audio)

Episode 36: Elisabeth von Wrangell Downloadable audio.

Episode 37: Pauline Cohen  (Downloadable audio)

Episode 38: The First Bike  (Downloadable audio)

Episode 39: April Fools  (Downloadable audio)

Episode 40: Trade Sacks and Tobacco Downloadable audio.

Episode 41: Goddard Hot Springs  (Downloadable audio)

Episode 42: Alaska Sale 1 of 2  (Downloadable audio)

Episode 43: Alaska Sale 2 of 2  (Downloadable audio)

Episode 44: Sitka’s Only Hanging  (Downloadable audio)

Episode 45: Sawmill Creek (Downloadable audio)

Episode 46: Princess Maria Maksutova  (Downloadable audio)

Episode 47: Sitka Agricultural Station  (Downloadable audio)

Episode 48: Kostrometinoff  (Downloadable audio)

Episode 49: Fins  (Downloadable audio)

Episode 50: Cannery #1  (Downloadable audio)

Episode 51: Cannery #2  (Downloadable audio)

Episode 52: Cannery #3 (Downloadable audio)

Episode 53: Cannery #4 (Downloadable audio)

Episode 54: Alaska’s First Mining Engineer (Downloadable audio)

Episode 55: Sitka’s First Movie (Downloadable audio)

Episode 56: Lady Franklin (Downloadable audio)

Episode 57: Sitka Health Summit (Downloadable audio)

Episode 58: The Woman in Blue (Downloadable audio)

Episode 59: Walter Sobeleff (Downloadable audio)