Borough should help with child care efforts

Few would dispute that Wrangell needs affordable, dependable child care services.

The lack of child care keeps parents away from filling the long list of job vacancies around town and, when their kids are sick, can keep them away from the jobs they already hold. People need to work and want to raise children, and the community needs more children in school and more people to take jobs — child care seems a reasonable approach toward meeting all those needs.

And while there are some at-home providers in town, and certainly friends and relatives who help out, too, the lack of any licensed child c...


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