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Fatal car wreck near 6-mile

a 48-year-old man died in a single-car crash, just south of the mill property on 6-mile.

Nationwide EAS and Text EAS Postponed

FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), postponed the nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) until October 3 due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence.If you have a smartphone, you will first hear a tone followed by a text message that reads: “THIS IS A TEST of the national wireless emergency alert system, no action is needed.” The nationwide wireless test is scheduled for 10:18 am Alaska Time, followed by a radio and TV broadcast EAS at 10:20 am Alaska Time on Wednesday, October 3rd.For further information on the test, go to https://www.fema.gov/emergency-alert-test.

Shoemaker Power and Frequency 91.9

Electricity to Shoemaker Bay will shut off on Monday, September 24th to accommodate the Shoemaker Bay renovation project. Consequently, KSTK's Shoemaker Bay translator that broadcasts on frequency 91.9 fm will not be powered for the duration of the project. This will affect radio reception south of Nemo Point until approximately the end of December.

City of Sitka denies allegations in police whistleblower suit

The city’s response doesn’t go into much detail against Silva’s specific allegations, other than to deny them. It does state, however, that Silva’s immediate supervisor “facilitated the purchase of upgraded weapons” for the...

High voltage surge shuts off power, damages equipment in Sitka

An extremely high voltage surge ran through Sitka’s electric grid on Saturday night, shutting off power and damaging some equipment in town. On Friday, September 21st from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m., the city will hold a planned power...

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Rec & Road Report for September 12 through 19

The Rec and Road report is back for the 2018 season! Corree Delabrue updates the report weekly on kstk.org and on KSTK fm. Here's what's happening this week.

Wrangell’s Tlingit Phrase of the Week

Tlingit Phrase of the Week is a project launched to help with the survival and renewal of the Tlingit language in Wrangell. Each phrase speaks to Wrangell's seasons and the Tlingit way of life.

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