Station Highlights

Amy Lervick Briggs sent us this shot of the recent super moon, still visible during a sunrise.

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Planning for fall bulbs / fertilizer facts

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A call-in show with Lee Skidmore giving tips on preparing for fall bulb planting, and some myths and cautions about fertilizers.  BulbsFertilizermore

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And the Winners Are….

2014 Skiff Winner

1st Prize: Bennett Charles 2nd Prize: Cin Bashaw 3rd Prize: Travis Wilcox more
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Morning Edition Interviews

Author Nick Jans in Ketchikan Friday

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Author Nick Jans tells the story of a unique black wolf that forged relationships with dogs and humans in his book "A Wolf Called Romeo." Jans will be in Ketchikan Friday. more
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4 Islanders exhibit opens

Petersburg artists John McCabe, Pia Reilly and Joe Viechnicki speak about their new exhibit opening Friday (July 4th) at the Main Street Gallery.  4Islandersmore

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Greenhouse gardening in Ketchikan

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Ketchikan gardener Teri Hoyt discusses the joys and challenges of greenhouse or hothouse gardening. more
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Southeast News

Assembly considers vehicle tax to fund roads

Sitka’s car owners may soon see a fee increase. The assembly voted 5 to 1 Tuesday night to raise vehicle registration fees. Money raised through the tax would go towards the city’s roads. more

How many people can the planet hold?

What would the world look like if every human on the planet suddenly vanished? Alan Weisman set out to answer that question, traveling the globe to find out what would happen if nature were suddenly left to its own devices. more

Sturges finds music in life’s final verses

Composer and artistic director Molly Sturges is one of this year’s faculty at the Sitka Symposium. KCAW interviewed Sturges to learn more about one of her specialities, “sound poetry events.” more

Local News

Headlights on, all the time

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Starting now, sections of state highways throughout Southeast Alaska will require drivers to turn their headlights on at all times, even during the day. more
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$20 million loan for POW hydro project

Aerial view of Rich's Pond and Lake Mellen on Prince of Wales Island, part of the area in the Reynolds Creek hydro project.

A new hydro power project on Prince of Wales Island has been approved for a huge loan, bringing it one hurdle closer to completion. more
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BC’s KSM mine nears environmental approval

Oxidized rock colors a valley where one of Seabridge Gold's KSM Project's open pit mines will be dug. Canadian officials have opened their final comment period before environmental approval. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska)

Canadian environmental officials have given provisional approval to a controversial mine planned for an area northeast of Ketchikan. more
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City to consider bonds, discuss 2015 budget

The Ketchikan City Council has scheduled a special budget work session for Thursday night, and also will consider resolutions to place bond propositions on the Oct. 7 municipal ballot. more
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For the love of welding

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There are more than 100 people employed at Ketchikan’s Vigor Industrial Shipyard. Out of all of them, Cat Wong might have the most unusual story about how she got there. more
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Assembly approves funding for OceansAlaska

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In a split vote Monday, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly approved an ordinance providing $144,000 now to OceansAlaska, and directing the borough manager to start negotiating a loan of $600,000 to the struggling shellfish seed producer. more
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Community Reports

Arts Report

Kathleen Light, Marni Ricklemann  and Christa Bruce of the Arts Council talk about all the Blueberry events and art opportunities. Elizabeth Nelson of First City Players speaks about Fish Pirates Daughter, ArtsCool’s production and more.   Arts072414more

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Job Service Report

The latest Job Service Report from the Ketchikan Job Center. Jobs072414more

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UAS Ketchikan Report

Lily Albecker walks us through a typical advising appointment for degree-seeking students.  She also discusses other services UAS advisers offer.  UAS072314

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Library Report

Lisa Pearson speaks about ephemera at the library. more
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PeaceHealth

Information on the medical center expansion, the “No One Dies Alone” program, and volunteer opportunities with CEO Ken Tonjes, Chaplain Sister Arnedene and Community Relations Specialist Marty West.  PHKMCmore

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Craig Parks and Recreation

Victoria Merritt with the Craig Parks and Recreation report for July 18th.  CraigPR071814more

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