Tag: KCAW

Afghan War Reunites Sitka Classmates

A pair of recent Sitka High graduates had an unexpected meeting last week – in a combat hospital in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Pacific High Plans Include Commons, Roof Garden

Plans to renovate Pacific High School include classrooms with moveable walls, a garden on the roof, and more common areas for students to spend time.

Subsistence-Only Herring Zones Proposals Fail in Sitka

Two proposals to establish subsistence-only zones for herring in Sitka Sound failed to win recommendation from the Sitka Fish & Game Advisory Committee in a contentious meeting last week.

Richard Nelson’s Alaskan Miracles

Cultural Anthropologist, Richard Nelson, records bird sounds near Westchester Lagoon, during a visit to Anchorage © 2011 Clark James Mishler

When Anchorage audiences gathered to hear Nelson speak at the Anchorage Museum for the APRN Speaker Series on November 2, "Encounter" radio host, Richard Nelson discussed what he considers to be three Alaskan miracles - salmon, grizzly bears and caribou. KSKA: Thursday 12/15 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Conversation with ‘ENCOUNTERS’ host Richard Nelson

How does he even get those amazing natural wildlife sounds, as if he were standing right next to that grunting grizzly bear! As the host of Encounters, Richard Nelson is our guide to the fascinating sights,sounds and behaviors of Alaska’s resilient animals. For an opportunity to talk with Alaska anthropologist and naturalist Richard Nelson, join host Kathleen McCoy on a special edition of Hometown, Alaska on Friday. KSKA: Friday 11/11 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Bounty to Share

From KCAW's CorvidEYE project: Experience a taste of the season's first farmer's market in Sitka by watching this slideshow with music. It was held at the ANB Hall this past Saturday. The next farmer's market will be July 30th from 10-2 at the same location.

Visitor Makes ‘Explosive’ Find on Sitka Beach

At some low tide pretty soon, the bomb squad will take a look at something a tourist discovered on the tide flats at the end of the Sitka airport runway.

Ferry System Moves Toward Ship Construction

Right now it's an idea and a process of negotiation between those who want to build and design a new ferry and state transportation officials. Local preference is definitely a factor here.