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News Interviews


5-16-24 Star 97.7 talks with Corporal Shawn Merchant with the Ellsworth Police Department about the upcoming Special Olympics Torch Run and learns how YOU can be a part of the June 7th event!

5-9-24 Mental illness and suicide – Vic Armstrong, Vice President of Health Equity at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, talks with Star 97.7 about what signs to look for and how to talk with a person who may be contemplating suicide, and shares resources available to help.  

5-2-24 For years, Grand Executive Director Nick Turner has been reminding us, this is OUR Grand!  Star 97.7 talks with Turner about OUR opportunity to step up and help “Raise the Roof”!

5-1-24 Star 97.7 talks with Ellsworth Historical Society President Jennifer Sala about the upcoming Jane’s Walks this Saturday!

4-29-24 A storybook in the sky and a stairway to heaven – Star 97.7 talks with Versant Power Planetarium Director Shawn Laatsch about what’s coming up at the Astronomy Center in May.  

4-5-24 Shawn Laatsch, Director of the Versant Power Planetarium, gives us some last minute reminders on the timing of Monday’s eclipse and how to view the event safely.

4-3-24 Special programming “eclipsing” regular programming again this weekend at the Versant Power Astronomy Center – but the rest of April promises asteroids, seasons, April Break programming, and  – beginning this weekend – a music program whose tickets are going rather “Swift”-ly!  Star 97.7 gets the details from Director Shawn Laatsch.  

4-1-24 Star 97.7 talks with Grand Executive Director Nick Turner about the season’s final musical theatre production – Fiddler on the Roof – and how this production gives community members an opportunity to give back to Ellsworth’s premier entertainment hub!