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2 local youth among Murkowski’s interns

Interns with Sen. Lisa Murkowski stand together in Washington, D.C., this week. Among them are Sara Gomez and Jackson Landis, both of Ketchikan.

Two Ketchikan students are among the summer interns working this summer with Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski.

Sara Gomez and Jackson Landis were picked to participate in the first internship session, starting this week. They join eight other Alaska students from Kenai, North Pole, Anchorage and Galena.

Through the course of the internship session, the students will observe and participate in daily operations of the U.S. Senate, according to Murkowski’s office, and will help with clerical and administrative tasks.

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