12 Apr 2016

'Whittier: tight-knit town living in one building'

From Nine To Noon, 9:37 am on 12 April 2016

The remote Alaskan town of Whittier is only accessible by sea or a one-way tunnel which alternates directions.

But what makes it special is that nearly all of its 200 residents live under the same roof. To be precise, in one 14-storey building called Begich Towers. All that is about to change, however.

Kathryn Ryan talks to Daniel Blair the town's Mayor.