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A Piece of Kake:

Southeast Alaska town named 2018 community of the year


October 4, 2018

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Kake Vice Mayor Paulette Jackson (right) accepts a plaque from Southeast Conference declaring Kake the 2018 community of the year.

Southeast Conference held its 60th annual meeting last month in Ketchikan. The conference is a gathering of municipalities, businesses, nonprofits, and other interests across Southeast Alaska for the purpose of economic development in the area. During their annual conference, the organization named the city of Kake as the community of the year. Kake City Administrator Rudy Bean said that the recognition comes as a result of community-wide efforts to improve the city from several organizations.

"It feels great. All of the hard work and extra hours paid off, it was a group effort," Bean said....

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