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'Winterizers' arrive in Wrangell


Brian O'Connor/ Wrangell Sentinel

Contractor Gerard Watson works on ducts in the ceiling of a bathroom of a trailer in Bloom's Trailer Court Monday. Watson was one of a six-man crew who came to Wrangell to work on weatherization projects for Alaska SafeTech. The average weatherization costs about $8,600, though it can range above and below that cost, according to SafeTech owner Ron Waldron.

A Sitka-based contractor working with the Alaska Community Development Corporation will conduct hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of winter preparations on local homes.

A six-man crew from Alaska SafeTech industries will work in, outside, and...

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