Hometown, Alaska: Youth Spending Their Vacations Serving the Community

College and high school students look forward to the summer break to get a respite from the study grind. But these days, many young Alaskans are working during the summer months – some to earn cash to go back to school – and some are spending their summer helping others. Join host Ellen Lockyer  and meet some energetic youth who are combining valuable vacation time with creative ways to serve the community on Hometown, Alaska this afternoon at 2:00 pm.

Photo by Kristin Spack: Emily Miner is a seasonal park ranger with the National Park Service in Anchorage as well as a University of Oregon student.

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HOST: Ellen Lockyer, KSKA


  • Emily Miner, park ranger, National Park Service seasonal employee; University of Oregon student
  • Theresa Nave, crew member, Anchorage Youth Employment in the Parks


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LIVE: Wed, August 4, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.

REPEAT: Wed, August 4, 2010 at 10:00 p.m.


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