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Metlakatla awarded $50K federal housing grant

The Alaska Congressional Delegation recently announced grants to various programs in Alaska. Among the grants was a $50,000 Housing Preservation grant to the Metlakatla Housing Authority.

The grant will help the authority repair eight homes owned by low-income elders in that community.

Other grants will help other Alaska communities improve their communication and internet access; support post-secondary education programs in Anchorage and Barrow; and purchase bulletproof vests for 15 jurisdictions throughout the state.

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Should there be limits on school enrollment?

First and second graders at Tongass School of Arts and Sciences.
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UAS Ketchikan Report

The new semester starts next week.  Gail Klein says it’s not too late to register for many of the upcoming classes.  UAS082714