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Kiosk to inform Ravens Roost and Sandy Beach hikers

A new informational sign board has been erected at Sandy Beach Park to help inform people about the nearby trails and wildlife. There are three panels made of cedar and each one represents a partner in the collaboration.

Sandhill cranes featured in Stikine River Birding Festival

Sandhill Cranes could be the oldest bird species in the world. They’re some of the first birds to move through Southeast Alaska during spring migration. But where are they going and what do they do when they get there? Angela Denning talks with sandhill crane expert, Dr. Gary Ivey, to find out more. Ivey is the keynote speaker at the Stikine River Birding Festival, April 25-28 in Wrangell.

PMC Live first Thursday 12:30pm on KFSK

KFSK news and the Petersburg Medical Center have started up a monthly show called “PMC Live.” It’s airs during Midday Magazine the first Thursday of each month. The program shines a light on different departments, new programs or initiatives at the medical center. Next program Thursday, May 2nd

KFSK’s Poetry Celebration – April is National Poetry Month

To schedule a reading for this community radio series, call us 772-3808. All welcome, originals, classics, the funny and the beautiful. We record your reading, no need to read live on air. The more voices the better the radio!!!

Scientists search for genetic code behind herring spawn

At the Sitka Tribe of Alaska, all hands are on deck when herring spawn. Staff and volunteers venture out to surrounding waters to harvest herring eggs for elders. But they’re also collecting genetic samples to unveil the DNA...

Lawmakers urge Dunleavy to engage B.C. over transboundary mining

The Stikine River is among the transboundary rivers. Environmentalists and fishing interests are concerned about the Red Chris mine on the Canadian side of the border. Photo courtesy U.S. Forest Service. State lawmakers from...

Sitka health providers dismayed by state budget cuts

(KCAW/KWONG) In response to the state’s $1.6 billion dollar spending deficit, Governor Mike Dunleavy has proposed a budget with big cuts to education, the arts, social services, and Medicaid. Earlier this month, the University...

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Fairbanks City Council approves ‘cannabis cafes’

The Fairbanks City Council voted Monday to allow consumption of marijuana at authorized cannabis shops in town. The council voted 4-to-2 to adopt an ordinance that would amend the City Code and allow so-called “cannabis cafes”...

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