Station Highlights

Misty Pattison sent us this photo taken when she was heading to Karta Bay at sunset.

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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

A whale of a tale: Sitka pilot goes viral

A 48-second YouTube video catching the swift reactions of a Sitka float plane pilot went viral this past week. KCAW tracked down the pilot and the man who took the video to bring us the full story of how a routine flight in Southeast Alaska made waves on news programs and websites around the world. more

Daniels pushes students to bring jazz to life

The Dee Daniels Vocal Jazz Workshop is underway this week in Sitka (July 18-25). For the last two years, Daniels has interrupted her touring and teaching schedule to live at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp, and coach a half-dozen students of widely-ranging ages and ability. KCAW’s Robert Woolsey recently stopped by her class and learned how much work it takes to make jazz seem effortless. more

Local News

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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Pink building pilots federal biomass boiler study

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The Federal Building in Ketchikan, referred to by locals as “the pink building,” has been involved in an energy pilot project for the past couple of years. more
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Troopers charge Kentucky man with possession

A 39-year-old man was arrested in Ketchikan on Sunday, on a warrant out of Boone County, Kentucky. In addition to the warrant, Jay Campbell was charged with drug possession and promoting contraband. more
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Community Reports

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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Job Service Report

The latest Job Service Report from the Ketchikan Job Center. Jobs072314more

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Library Report

Lisa Pearson speaks about ephemera at the library. more
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Arts Report

Kathleen Light, Marni Ricklemann  and Shelly Baumeister of the Arts Council  and Elizabeth Nelson of First City Players talk about events coming up this week, audition opportunities and more. Arts071714more

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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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