In 2018, Thomsen Harbor Lift Station flooded and the city lost the ability to send wastewater to the treatment plant on Japonski Island. Instead, the water flooded the dry well, below this manhole cover. The city’s water, wastewater, and public works crews responded, along with Sitka Electric and Juneau-based Boreal Controls. (Emily Kwong/KCAW)

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A new podcast explores the right to abortion in Alaska. Also, federal grants will fund improvements to wastewater systems in Interior Alaska. And Sitka’s youngest actors become gnomes and fairies in a new play.

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Riley Board in Kenai
Chris Klint in Anchorage
Dan Bross in Fairbanks
Sage Smiley in Wrangell
and Katherine Rose in Sitka

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