Parnell says future good for maritime industry, unsure for timber
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Governor Sean Parnell at KSTK – Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK
Governor Sean Parnell visited Wrangell and Petersburg on Monday, March 3. While in Wrangell, he met with the mayor, city manager, and school officials, among others.
KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver spoke with the governor about a wide range of topics from timber to ferries.
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Over the next few days, we’ll hear portions of that interview.
In this first part, Governor Parnell speaks about his proposed budget, the Southeast maritime economy, and the future of logging in the region.
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