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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 $212,000 which is roughly $181/per square foot. More Ketchikan information.

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5 hrs ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Local man charged with vehicle theft, DUI, drugs

A 24-year-old Ketchikan man faces two felony charges and a misdemeanor after police found him unresponsive behind the wheel of a running vehicle Monday.

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Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

18 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Sea lion is tossed 20 feet in the air by killer whale in Ketchikan, Alaska

Two shot and 31 arrested as violence descends on Ferguson for a NINTH night: State trooper hits out at 'violent agitators' using demonstrations to commit crimes as town resembles a war zone 'I only have two to three years left to live': Pope Francis speaks about his death as he hints at 'nerve problems' and early retirement 'Do not be fooled into ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Assembly approves increased airport fees

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly adopted an ordinance Monday that will raise various airport fees, including the cost to ride the airport ferry.

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Anchorage Daily News

Alaska's Anti-Discrimination Act: An achievement and a necessity

OPINION: Ernest Gruening took pride in Alaska's Anti-Discrimination Act, but racism didn't vanish with the stroke of a pen.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Three more file for local elected office

Three more candidates have filed for local office. Ketchikan City Council Member Dick Coose seeks to keep his seat while Kevin Staples, a political newcomer filed to run for Council; and former Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly Member David Landis is running for borough mayor.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Job Service Report

A public hearing and second reading for an ordinance that would increase a number of fees at the airport, including the cost to ride the ferry, is on Monday's Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly agenda.

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Ketchikan Daily News

Get out and vote

Gubernatorial, congressional and legislative races will be on the primary ballot, along with Ballot Measure 1. While the measure will be decided, the candidates who acquire the most votes will proceed to the November general election.

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Marine News

USCG Crew Tows Disabled Vessel Near Ketchikan, Alaska

A Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Ketchikan assisted two boaters after their 15-foot vessel became disabled near Ketchikan, Sunday.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Watch killer whale throw sea lion 20ft in the air with flick of its tail

Video captures moment huge whale flips the sea lion out of the water, sending it spinning a dozen times though the air The awesome power of a killer whale was laid bare when this unfortunate sea lion was sent into a spectacular airborne spin after a tail flick from the aquatic beast.

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SFGate

Ketchikan ballet director raises 'the barre'

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Marine News

New Power for AlaskanTug

It has been said that, "There is no reason to design or build an ugly boat." This is clearly a dictum that those who designed and built the Noman O adhered to.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Area teachers learn to use art in the classroom

How do you incorporate visual art into a history class? Or theater into a math class? Ketchikan public school teachers had the chance to answer questions like these in a two-week arts program called the Basic Arts Institute.

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The Miami Herald

Mat-Su officials face deadline on ferry grant

This May 2013 photo from the Alaska Journal of Commerce shows the ferry Susitna in Ketchikan, Alaska.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

HD36 primary race income and expenses reported

As the House District 36 Republican primary race comes to a close, we took a look at finance reports filed by each of the candidates.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Homer News

Outrageous Jazz will make Pier One pop this weekend

When Pier One Theatre goes dark between its Youth Theatre production in late July and the closing show in late August, what's the Homer Spit's funky little red theater going to do? The silvers are jumping, tourists still visit and though school might be looming, it would be a shame to let the theater go empty.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

USCG commandant visits Ketchikan base

The newly appointed Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Admiral Paul Zukunft, toured the Ketchikan base Wednesday with Sen. Lisa Murkowski.

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Anchorage Daily News

Falling tree kills logger near Ketchikan

A 51-year-old logger from Washington state died Tuesday near Ketchikan when he was pinned by an uprooted tree, said Alaska State Troopers.

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APRN

Mat Su Borough Assembly To Continue Ferry Meeting

The most recent chapter in the saga of the Susitna may end in litigation. Minutes into a special Mat Su Borough Assembly meeting on Tuesday night, deputy mayor and Assemblyman Ron Arvin made the call to move into executive session.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Homer Tribune

How should city prepare if voters approve Home Rule?

The Primary Election takes focus now, but less than two months remain before Homer makes a decision at the ballot on whether to change its form of city government.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Superintendent: Ketchikan earns more stars

The Ketchikan School Board meets in regular session Wednesday night, and among the items in the superintendent's report is the news that Ketchikan schools scored higher than previous years on the Alaska School Performance Index.

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