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This July 4th, Native rights leader Elizabeth Peratrovich gets a new mural in Petersburg

At a time when monuments of colonizers and enslavers are being debated and removed across the country, a mural is going up this July 4th in the birth place and on the birthday of a Native civil rights leader. The new mural in the Southeast Alaska community of Petersburg celebrates Elizabeth Peratrovich, her legacy as…

Newscast — Wednesday, July 1, 2020

In this newscast: State public health experts gathered Wednesday to discuss the latest science and the medical response to COVID-19; Neiman Marcus is one of the clothing retailers that’s seen a decline in sales because of the coronavirus; Federal wildlife officials are asking the public to be on the lookout for an entangled humpback whale reported near Sitka; June was the second-wettest June ever recorded with 7.3 inches of rain; AEL&P customers are expected to experience lower electric bills as a result of surplus energy and a rainy June.