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Ketchikan, Alaska is located in Ketchikan Gateway County. Zip codes in Ketchikan, AK include 99950, 99901, and 99919. The median home price in Ketchikan is $225,000 which is roughly $178/per square foot. More Ketchikan information.

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Yesterday | Chico Enterprise-Record

David Little: Ready to answer the call of the wild

I've been to more than half the states. I can find beauty in the oddest places. I love places most people find boring, such as the high desert of eastern Nevada and the great plains of the Midwest.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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Hollis French makes Ketchikan campaign stop

Sen. Hollis French is on the campaign trail, running as a Democrat for lieutenant governor.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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Inside the Crown Princess cruise ship

Have you ever wondered what it's like inside a cruise ship? In Ketchikan, the giant vessels tower over downtown nearly every summer day.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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News photographer Hall Anderson retires

Ketchikan Daily News staff photographer Hall Anderson retired July 3 after three decades of documenting nearly every noteworthy event that's happened on the island.

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UAS Ketchikan Report

Ketchikan Daily News staff photographer Hall Anderson retired July 3 after three decades of documenting nearly every noteworthy event that's happened on the island.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

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Job Service Report

Lisa Pearson speaks about ephemera at the library . Library070814 Following about two hours of discussion Monday night, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly approved a $144,000 grant to OceansAlaska, and directed the borough manager to investigate a loan of up to $600,000 for that nonprofit shellfish seed producer.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

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Snapshots from Ketchikan's Independence Day

In a split vote Thursday night, the Ketchikan City Council narrowly approved a motion to move forward with design work to adjust the city's water treatment system.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

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OceansAlaska funding back on Assembly agenda

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly meets Monday in regular session. Among the agenda items is a work session to discuss an ordinance that would provide a $144,000 grant to OceansAlaska.

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Two men rescued from barge compartment

Two men working in a barge docked at Pool Engineering's Ward Cove site were rescued Thursday morning after they passed out due to low oxygen levels.

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City eyes budget cuts to pay for health insurance

At the request of the Ketchikan City Council, City Manager Karl Amylon has proposed a series of budget cuts to offset increased health insurance costs for non-union city employees.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

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City takes preliminary look at water filtration systems

It's still preliminary, but the City of Ketchikan is looking into filtration as an option for treating its water.

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Diane Gubatayao and Rick Pickrell of the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition speak about an upcoming community cafe discussion on domestic violence in Ketchikan, which will focus on finding solutions for the community.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

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IFA Hollis dock breaks, cancels Sunday sailings

The Inter-Island Ferry Authority canceled its Sunday sailings between Prince of Wales Island and Ketchikan because the Hollis dock was broken.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

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Vandalism, shooting halts work at KYI paintball site

Vandalism and nearby gunshots prompted a local nonprofit to halt work on a summer work effort by a team of AmeriCorps volunteers, who came to Ketchikan specifically to build a new paintball field for local youth.

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Whitehorse Star

Paddler retracing great-grandmother's route

This year, Montana's Nadia White is on a personal quest, hoping to complete the same journey her great-grandmother did during the days of the original gold rush to the Klondike.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Alaska Journal of Commerce

AIDEA assistance in hand, Niblack mine owner seeks partner

Heatherdale Resources is continuing to look for a partner in the company's Niblack minerals project on southern Prince of Wales Island, and Gov. Sean Parnell's recent approval of a bill authorizing state financial aid to the project will be a big boost.

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Anchorage Daily News

In the area

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL: Ketchikan at South , Taylar Young Memorial Field, 3:30 p.m.; West vs. East, Bartlett, 6:30 p.m. ALASKA BASEBALL LEAGUE: Anchorage Glacier Pilots at Chugiak Chinooks , Loretta French Park, 4 p.m.; Kenai Peninsula Oilers at Anchorage Bucs, Mulcahy Stadium, 7 p.m. ALASKA BASEBALL LEAGUE: Mat-Su Miners at Chugiak Chinooks, ... (more)

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

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Pot: Legalize or not?

In November, Alaska voters will decide whether to approve Ballot Measure 2, which would legalize marijuana in the state.

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Snoqualmie Valley Record

Bonded by water: North Bend's Dave Olson explores bravery in three-generation memoir

North Bend author Dave Olson penned 'Bonded by Water,' a memoir and anthology that looks at three generations of his family, and the friends and people who their lives affected.

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Anchorage Daily News

American Legion: Chugiak edges Ketchikan

Chugiak Post 33 survived a late push from Ketchikan Post 3 and hung on for a 6-5 win Tuesday.

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