“We’re hearing more and more ‘I don’t trust the CDC, I don’t trust the FDA, but I trust this YouTube video I just watched on Facebook,’” said Coleman Cutchins, with Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services.
“You can’t put a price on photos taken from somebody from within the culture and in this case, somebody from within the community as well,” said Chuck Smythe of Sealaska Heritage.
Biologists are tracking some unusual stranding events around Sitka this summer, and hoping to learn more about what brought about the deaths of two killer whales, and what has made a sea lion gravely ill.
The Coast Guard credits LaDuke with making all the right moves after the Saami got into trouble.
The news comes just a day after reports of Angoon’s first confirmed positive.
Angoon’s city office is closed until further notice, and the city plans to begin community-wide testing Wednesday.
Tommy Joseph is working on the park’s second reproduction of the “Waasgo Pole,” which tells the story of a Haida legend. The park no longer has the original.
Ferguson’s is the third suit brought by a former Sitka Police employee that has been settled in recent months.
Residents can still get the free airport test or opt to quarantine for two weeks.
Stika’s former public defender believes the effort to build a case against the wrong man may have distracted them from pursuit of Baggen’s actual killer.