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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 $199,900. More Ketchikan information.

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Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

Memoir chronicles float camp life

For Biz, who'd become aware of his Alaska dream during their three years of marriage, there was but one response.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Seward City News

Memorial Service for William G. "Jerry" Blair

William G. "Jerry" Blair, 81, of Seward, Alaska passed away on August 22, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Houghtaling gets last-minute additional classroom

Just a few days before the start of the school year, the Ketchikan School District is hiring a third second-grade teacher at Houghtaling Elementary School.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Candidate for public office banned from rec center

Kevin Staples is running for City Council. According to documents from the Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Staples was banned from the Gateway Recreation Center for three months because of a note he left on a car parked there.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Wellness Coalition task force to address homeless families

First City Homeless Shelter's service manager Chris Alvarado makes breakfast each weekday for homeless and hungry people in the day shelter kitchen.

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Anchorage Daily News

Mat-Su ferry barnacles get to stay

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough's never-used passenger ferry Susitna will get a much-needed tune-up, but one that doesn't include removing the layer of sea life coating its hulls.

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Business Journal

One of the world's largest private yachts, the super yacht 'A,' arrives in Seattle

The 394-foot mega-yacht "A," named for the first initial of its owners, silently slipped into Seattle waters last night, having come south from Ketchikan, Alaska where it made quite a stir last week.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Verizon nears September launch of voice over LTE in Alaska

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.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

18 Ketchikan residents become new U.S. citizens

Eighteen Ketchikan residents became U.S. citizens Wednesday. The ceremony took place in the courtroom of Ketchikan's historic downtown federal building.

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KSL-TV

2. Video shows killer whale launch sea lion ...

A group of anglers in Alaska caught more than fish when capturing amazing footage of a sea lion being tossed in the air by a killer whale.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Should there be limits on school enrollment numbers?

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.

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Ketchikan Daily News

Get fit

The first comes on Jan. 1 with the beginning of a new year and untold resolutions to improve upon one's past behavior and habits.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

As Ferguson simmers, police militarization scrutinized -- including in Alaska

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.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Naturalization ceremony set for Wednesday

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.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

School Board to talk resolutions for AASB

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.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

DOT draft plan calls for fewer Prince Rupert trips

State Department of Transportation officials were in Ketchikan last week to present the draft Southeast Alaska Transportation Plan, answer questions and take public input.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KRBD-FM Ketchikan

One more local candidate files at deadline

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.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Really big, expensive yacht arrives in Ketchikan

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.

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Marine News

Alaskan Ferry Repower Completed

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.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Canadian company eyes new mine in Alaska

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.

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