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Google Maps recently posted street-level images of Sitka. The company automatically blurs out the faces of bystanders on the street in order to protect their privacy, but it would seem the algorithm was a little too thorough here. Check out the big stuffed bear at the corner of American and Lincoln streets. Just another faceless bystander. You can explore Sitka via Google Maps. We suggest you start at one of our favorite places.
Molly Wizenberg is a food writer and restaurateur from Seattle. Her blog, Orangette, just won a James Beard Foundation award for Best Individual Food Blog. Wizenberg will be reading from her work at Kettleson Memorial Library at 7 p.m. tonight (04-27-15). Downloadable audio.
A species of fern common in Asia has been found in Southeast Alaska. But unlike invasive species, Wright’s filmy fern is an early colonizer. And figuring out how and when it got here is the next piece of the puzzle. more