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Girl Scouts offer way to help clean up city

Girl Scout Troop 4075 handed over a hand-painted garbage container Thursday at the regular Ketchikan City Council meeting.

The Scouts were working on their Bronze Award, and they took turns at the lectern explaining the process during the public comment of the Council meeting.

Above is an excerpt from Thursday’s Ketchikan City Council meeting, when members of Girl Scout Troop 4075 gave a decorated garbage can to the city for use at one of the new bus shelters.

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