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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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The Totem

Ketchikan, Alaska was the last port of call. Ketchikan is famous for its colorful totem poles, rainy skies, and lush island setting.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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BC's KSM mine nears environmental approval

Oxidized rock colors a valley where one of Seabridge Gold's KSM Project's open pit mines will be dug.

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Canadian Environmental Officials Give OK to Mine NE of Ketchikan

Canadian environmental officials just gave provisional approval to a controversial mine planned for an area northeast of Ketchikan.

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City to consider bonds, discuss 2015 budget

The Ketchikan City Council has scheduled a special budget work session for Thursday night, and also will consider resolutions to place bond propositions on the Oct. 7 municipal ballot.

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Sys-Con Media

Ucore Provides Operational Update on Bokan - Dotson Ridge Project

Ucore has contracted with SRK Consulting of Vancouver, BC, to compile baseline data and qualitative results from ongoing engineering studies to produce a formal Plan of Operations for the Bokan Project.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah -- new zip line businesses sell thrills across Alaska

Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures, a new zip line operation in Seward, offers 8 zips, three aerial walkways and two rappels during a three-hour tour.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Pink building pilots federal biomass boiler study

The Federal Building in Ketchikan, referred to by locals as "the pink building," has been involved in an energy pilot project for the past couple of years.

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Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Coast Guard conducts dual rescues in Southeast Alaska

Coast Guard conducts dual medevacs in Southeast: The U.S. Coast Guard conducted two medevacs in Southeast on Sunday, deploying responders to aide an injured 21-year-old female aboard a fishing vessel near Kendrick Bay and to airlift an ailing cruise ship passenger near Zarembo Island.

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Salt Lake Tribune

St. George makes top 5 U.S. cities for mild weather

It ranked 5th best city for mild weather lovers by Wallet Hub, who looked at which cities consumers could move to in order to protect themselves for having to pay for weather-related costs.

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Ucore Announces Field Program at Ray Mountains, Alaska

Several claim blocks located in the northern Ray Mountains region of Central Alaska were acquired by the Company in 2011 as being prospective for rare earth content .

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Assembly to vote on OceansAlaska, library $

Public hearings regarding funding for OceansAlaska and the Ketchikan Public Library are on the agenda for Monday's Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly meeting.

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Seiner engine room floods, USCG responds

Coast Guard Station Ketchikan boarding team members help the crew of the fishing vessel Vernon dewater their engine room near Ketchikan on Friday.

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POW bat tests positive for rabies, prompts warning

A bat infected with rabies was found earlier this month on Prince of Wales Island.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Judges named to Alaska Criminal Justice Commission

New Alaska Criminal Justice Commission members named: Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe has appointed three judges to the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission.

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New, expanded bus schedule debuts Monday

Starting Monday, Ketchikan's bus system is expanding service north, south and within city limits.

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B.C. mines get financial boost, one to open soon

The KSM, Red Chris and Galore Creek projects are among several planned for northwest British Columbia, near the Alaska border.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Background checks for volunteer chaperones

Ketchikan High School students are travelers. They travel for sports, music, student government.

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To fish, or not to fish

The Ketchikan City Council meets Thursday, and among the topics on the agenda is a discussion about fishing off the Stedman Street Bridge, and whether to regulate that activity.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

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School Board to vote on background checks

The Board will vote on whether to require background checks for volunteer chaperones on overnight trips.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

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Third Ave development now under city review

A preliminary plat to subdivide undeveloped property off the Third Avenue Bypass was approved about a month ago by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough's Planning Commission and Platting Board; but there are still some hurdles for the property owners to jump.

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