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Stebbins Resident Weather Western Alaska Storms

By | November 20, 2013 - 4:59 pm

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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