Since 1999, Sitka's Ocean Wave Quilters' Guild have hosted an auction to support a scholarship fund for two high school seniors and the Sitka Fine Arts Camp. This year, they're adapting by hosting an online auction with 24 handmade quilts by their members.
With the failure of Proposition 1, the City of Sitka will have to find other ways to make ends meet. KCAW spoke with parties both inside and outside city hall for ideas about what the Assembly should do next.
Annette Blankenship and Megan Pasternak of the Ocean Wave Quilters Guild talk about this year's quilt auction (3-3-15). This annual silent and outcry mini quilt auction supports college scholarships for Sitka students. So far, 20 miniature quilts and 5 large quilt tops are expected to be auctioned. Downloadable audio.Read More