What is it like to lose a loved one to a bombing? Or to leave the Gaza Strip for the first time? How about harboring a major crush on a British pop band in Indonesia or reckoning American stereotypes about your home country Tanzania? Four exchange students wrote personal essays about that for Raven Radio this year.
Misty Jensen, the Team Development Specialist for the Alaska branch of the American Field Service (AFS), was joined by Sitka cluster coordinator Krisanne Rice to discuss international exchange opportunities (www.afsusa.org) for Sitka students. Downloadable audio.Read More
Most Southeast Alaskans slept through Friday morning’s (7-25-14) magnitude 5.9 earthquake, but there were plenty who didn’t. KCAW’s Robert Woolsey spoke with a few people around the region who were jolted awake in the wee hours by the quake and its many aftershocks -- including some very happy campers.