A prominent Seldovia tribal leader died last month. Fred Elvsaas, 84, passed away at his home on Sept. 25. Elvsaas, who was Aleut, was known for his work in the Native community around Southcentral Alaska.
He helped found the local corporation, Seldovia Native Association, and worked as its CEO for about 25 years. Seldovia resident Darlene Crawford worked with Elvsaas as the CFO.