In Kake, Nationwide Inflation Contraction Hits Residents Laborious

Chelsea Lewis exhibits off $600 value of groceries in one in every of her YouTube movies (KCAW/Chelsea Lewis)

As any Alaskan will inform you, life within the forty ninth state is not low-cost. However for many who dwell in distant villages, and particularly island communities, the costs will be astronomical. In Kake, a city of about 500 folks, residents are feeling the stress of inflation particularly onerous, as transportation prices have pushed up the value of meals and fundamental requirements to unimaginable ranges. For lifelong resident Chelsea Lewis, the upper value of residing is one thing she has come to phrases with.

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