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‘Unserviced’ Communities: – Adapting to the coronavirus pandemic without water and sewer

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended every person across the country wash their hands regularly throughout the day to prevent the spread of germs. Some in rural Alaska, without running water, are left asking: How? “That’s easier said than done,” said Frank Oxereok Jr., the mayor of Wales, a small coastal community with a…

A rural Alaska school district said it was blindsided by its principal’s arrest. Except he’d been investigated twice before.

In a state with a history of failing to protect children, and in a region with a sexual assault rate more than six times the national average, parents of girls are asking the same question: How was this allowed to happen?

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