The Morning Interview

Volunteers needed for Project Homeless Connect

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Mayor Mim McConnell and Ellen Daley, service provider coordinator for Project Homeless Connect, discuss the second annual event coming up on Tue Jan 29 at Harrigan Centennial Hall. Volunteers are still needed: Please call Jamie Anderson at 738-0784 if interested.


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A tranquilized bear and cub. (Alaska Department of Fish & Game photo.
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