Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Alexander Baranov was the first general manager of the Russian-American Company, and the statue of him was erected to honor the role of commerce in Sitka’s past. (KCAW Photo/Katherine Rose)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Some teachers in Anchorage feel the district’s reopening plan is not cautious enough. And, the Sitka Assembly votes to remove a statue of a Russian colonist. Plus, the Ketchikan community continues to discuss police reform.

Reports tonight from:

  • Hope McKenny in Unalaska
  • Katherine Rose in Sitka
  • Eric Stone in Ketchikan
  • Kavitha George in Anchorage
  • Corinne Smith in Petersburg