The U.S. Coast Guard has released video footage of the rescue of a fisherman who spent Friday night adrift in a fish tote off the shore of Kruzof Island.
According to KCAW in Sitka, Ryan Harris was crewing the Kaitlin Rae, which capsized and sank without warning. The boat’s skipper, Stonie “Mac” Huffman, managed to get into a survival suit. Huffman was hoisted from the beach at Pt. Amelia.
Karen Pitcher and Ann Lucas speak about Compassionate Friends of Ketchikan, a support group for families that have lost children. They also talk about the world-wide candlelight vigil on December 11th.
At this time of year the garden is quiet. New compost has been added in anticipation of the as yet planting of next year’s garlic. Taking a walk on the wild side with two new varieties of hard neck garlic, Organic Vietnamese Red and Spanish Roja. The Spanish Roja, reportedly brought to Northwest Oregon before 1900, is often called Greek garlic. The Organic Vietnamese Red is a milder garlic with higher sugar content and sweet flavor.