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AICS grant explores alcohol usage among local teens, adults

Alaska Island Community Services and the Petersburg Mental Health Trust recently completed a grant that surveyed local teens and adults about their alcohol usage. They learned how teens gain access to alcohol and when adults think enough is enough. KSTK’s Mike Symons learned about the findings and how they will be used.

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Review of Red Chris Mine finds tailings dam concerns

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As Southeast Alaskans become more concerned about mine development in British Columbia, a copper and gold mine in the Stikine River watershed is expected to start full operations next month. But an independent review of its tailings facility found issues with the design. more

School board approves budget revision for tablets

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The Wrangell Public School Board approved budget revisions Monday that would provide tablet devices for all students in Kindergarten through eighth grade. more