Photo: Clean donations

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2006

Youths from Southeast Alaska and parts of the Yukon haul barrels, tires and other trash in the rain Friday from the Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge. Nearly 100 participated in a three-day Youth Conference sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It included the cleanup in conjunction with the Litter Free program. The youths earned $8 an hour and are donating the money to Project Playground for the upcoming community built playground at Twin Lakes.

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