Newscast — Wednesday, July 15, 2020

In this newscast:

  • The city of Ketchikan released a statement condemning racism and police brutality with pushback from the police department and members of the public.
  • Multimedia artist Sarah Campen was honored with a $7500 project award from the The Rasmuson Foundation’s 2020 Individual Artist Award program.
  • Pat Pitney is The University of Alaska system’s new interim president.
  • The city of Gustavus passed a mandate this week requiring that people wear masks or cloth face coverings when outside their homes.
  • Sitka will relocate a statue of a Russian colonist accused of enslaving Alaska Natives while the area was under Russian control two centuries ago.

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