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Stebbins Resident Weather Western Alaska Storms

By | November 20, 2013

Photo by Zachariah Pietro Hughes, KNOM Radio Mission, Inc.

Photo by Zachariah Pietro Hughes, KNOM Radio Mission, Inc.

While the communities of Kotlik and Unalakleet have received attention from state-wide media and government following a large storm a week and a half ago, residents in Stebbins feel they have been ignored. During the storm, rushing water surged through homes and roads in Stebbins. Drying racks, smoke-houses, boats, steam houses, and several homes were damaged or destroyed. Flood waters poured in so rapidly that many residents were stranded in their homes until they could be rescued by a bulldozer.

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