After years of gravel extraction in the mid-20th century, Sitka’s Indian River has changed. It’s become straighter, and its banks are deep. students and area scientists repeated the study to see just what, if anything, has changed in the Indian River watershed.
Housing in Nikolai, a village of about 100 people on the south fork of the Kuskokwim River, is scarce. It’s expensive and difficult to get building supplies there.