King Cove spokeswoman Della Trumble said the exchange could lead to a long-desired land route to Cold Bay, which has an all-weather airport and access to emergency flights.
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"The King Cove Group will never give up our fight for this land exchange," she said in a statement. "It is so crucial for safeguarding the lives of our families. This access is truly a matter of life and death for us."
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