If all goes well, organizers hope to open the North Pole Vet Village within the next five years.
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About nine percent of Alaska children are currently uninsured — nearly twice the national average.
Sea otters are rapidly recolonizing Southeast Alaska, breeding challenges for commercial fishermen in the region.
The project, expected to open in January 2020, will shelter up to 12 women from Hooper Bay and the surrounding region.
Research illustrates the powerful positive impact regular extracurricular activities can have on teens' well-being.