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Summit looks to spur southeast’s small mill industry

WRANGELL, ALASKA Small mill operators, community leaders, the general public will soon gather for a small mill and forest products summit. The purpose of the summit is to get people thinking about timber in Wrangell and how to support local forest based jobs. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has more…
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