AK: Saying Goodbye to Summer

William The Giant won the Running of the Boots and went back out on the course to finish again with his partner, Tess Giant. Photo by Ed Ronco, KCAW - Sitka

In Southeast Alaska, the last cruise ship visit is as much a signal of the season’s changing as the weather. And in Sitka, the residents have created something of a ritual to mark the season’s end.

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