Volunteers aid in effort to keep downtown looking good

Volunteers cleaned up 14 garden beds along Front Street, from the Stikine Inn down to Rayme's Bar, last Saturday to keep downtown looking nicer for tourists and residents alike.

The annual cleanup came about after the beds needed more maintenance, as bushes had become overgrown and caused line-of-sight problems for motorists, said Parks and Recreation Director Kate Thomas.

"Over 550 hours of labor went into (cleaning) them last year," Thomas said. "That's not the cumulative season, it was just to get them to maintenance levels."

Last year's hours included the labor of volunteers and Parks and...

 

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