For more than 30 years, a bronze statue of Russian colonial administrator Alexander Baranov has stood in front of one of Sitka’s most prominent government buildings. But not for much longer. That’s following Tuesday’s (7-14-20) action by the Sitka Assembly.
Of all the traditional seafoods in Southeast Alaska, none are more shrouded in myth -- and genuine risk -- than clams and mussels. For subsistence harvesters, there has been no way to measure the risk of paralytic shellfish poisoning -- until now. In part 1 of a two-part series, KCAW reports on a partnership among Southeast tribes to create a regional water monitoring program.