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Camila Thorndike is a Sitka Fellow hoping to accelerate “the global movement for culturally attuned conservation.” She is a 2010 graduate of Whitman College with a degree in Environmental Humanities. Thorndike discussed her plans to work on sustainability in Chiloe, Patagonia with KCAW’s Robert Woolsey.
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Thorndike: “Trying with all our heart” for ecosocial preservation
The Sitka Sentinel celebrated its 75th anniversary last year without much fanfare. As many newspapers in big cities have folded or turned into online only operations, the Sentinel has continued publishing five issues a week. The paper is owned and edited by Thad and Sandy Poulson, journalist who arrived in 1969 and are determined to keep the press running. more
An injured Sitka woman was safely transported to medical care on Monday, after responders located her using a cell phone signal. more