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2 hrs ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce
The company has not yet provided a date for when it will open stores in Alaska or turn on its new voice network, except that it will likely occur sometime in September.
6 hrs ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan
Eighteen Ketchikan residents became U.S. citizens Wednesday. The ceremony took place in the courtroom of Ketchikan's historic downtown federal building.
Should there be a limit on enrollment at elementary schools? That issue came up at the Ketchikan School Board meeting Wednesday night, when two Houghtaling Elementary School staff said their second grade classrooms are too full due to families who registered at the last minute.
Images of armored, rifle-toting officers and tear gas canisters dispersing late-night protestors in Ferguson, Missouri, which followed the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown earlier this month, has prompted President Obama to order a review of outfitting local police departments with gear originally intended for military use.
A naturalization ceremony for new U.S. citizens has been scheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesday in the federal courtroom on the top floor of the Federal Building in downtown Ketchikan.
Three issues the Ketchikan School Board has debated throughout the past school year will be up for debate again at Wednesday's meeting: financing for student travel, Intensive Needs funding and nutrition rules.
Monday was the deadline for candidates to file for local office in Ketchikan, and one more person filed just before 5 p.m. Ketchikan School Board President Michelle O'Brien turned in her paperwork to run for re-election.
Ketchikan is temporary home to superyacht "A" this week. KRBD got several calls Monday morning reporting a huge and unusual-looking boat in Ward Cove.
Elliott Bay Design Group , a naval architecture and marine engineering firm with offices in Seattle, New Orleans and Ketchikan, Alaska, today announced the completion of the M/V Columbia repower.
A Canadian company is moving forward with plans for a new mine at the end of Kendrick Bay on Prince Wales Island, spending millions drilling to sample rock and study the area.
Alaska wants to help residents take control of the maritime industry, and now there's a plan to prove it.
The multiyear Big Thorne sale on Southeast's Prince of Wales island would harvest tens of millions of board feet of timber, much of it controversial and essentially irreplaceable old growth.
A Ketchikan is in custody today after he allegedly tried to evade Alaska State Troopers by escaping in a kayak.
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Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 08:41 pm
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