The 2023 Change Your Latitude – 57⁰ North Open Water Challenge will be held Sunday August 13th, with pre-race events held through out the week before starting today (8-9-23). Race director Kevin Knox and longtime swimmers Dean Orbison and Chris Calvin joined KCAW's Brooke Schafer in the studio to discuss the race.
Sitka voters overwhelmingly approved a proposition to use public funds to build a marine haulout and boatyard, giving the project 80-percent of the vote. A new tax on marijuana also passed with 57-percent of the vote. The proceeds will support school activities.