Bioblitz co-organizer Scott Harris calls it the “natural history event of the year” in Sitka. Volunteers are going to spread out in a 7-mile radius, with the goal of counting every species of everything they possibly can in 24 hours. You know, no big deal. Harris and co-organizer Perry Edwards spoke to KCAW’s Holly Keen.
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Bioblitz to catalog area species
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