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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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Local news for Ketchikan, AK continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 hrs ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Ketchikan Fire Department gets new, better rating

The City of Ketchikan recently received news that the fire protection rating for the city's fire department is changing. Ketchikan Fire Department's fire protection rating is going down.

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5 hrs ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Job Service Report

Ann Froeschle and Anita Maxwell give a wrap up on the gallery season. The museums are open and always free to locals.

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9 hrs ago | Ketchikan Daily News

Water mains

Ketchikan can pay today or pay more tomorrow. That's what Propositions 1 and 2 on the Oct. 7 municipal election ballot are all about.

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13 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

California pair charged for drugs

A California couple faces multiple felony drug charges after allegedly attempting to smuggle more than 55 grams of methamphetamine into Ketchikan. 55-year-old Lisa Soares and her 52-year-old fiance, William Riggs, are both charged with two counts of misconduct involving a controlled substance in the third and fourth degrees, B and C felonies.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

APRN

Cheaper Turboprops Lower Some AK Jet Fares

The airline began flying smaller, turboprop planes between Anchorage and Fairbanks earlier this year. They also flew summer routes between Anchorage and Kodiak.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

The Tongass tightrope: Balancing diverse interests by committee

For three days last week, a few dozen people holed up in a Travelodge conference room in Juneau. There was coffee and donuts, PowerPoint presentations and an easel with big sheets of scratch paper.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Report: Ketchikan ship projects equal revenue

Ketchikan could see significant economic benefits - both in terms of new jobs and money spent in the community - if either the state or private companies choose the Ketchikan Shipyard for large-scale shipbuilding projects, according to a recent report. The report, released by the Ketchikan Marine Industry Council, states that a $100 million shipbuilding project could mean 190 new jobs - paying $27.4 million in wages - and $12.4 million on additional spending for local goods and services.

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Anchorage Daily News

New ferry 'pit stops' in Southeast Alaska aimed at satisfying feds

Prince of Wales Island is slated to get Alaska Marine Highway System ferry service next summer, but the primary goal isn't to improve transportation. The reason the ferry LeConte will start serving the island, as well as an unused ferry terminal south of Petersburg on Mitkof Island, is to bail the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities out of a tight spot and potentially save the state millions of dollars.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Low use forces Forest Service to close cabins

DeBoer Lake cabin in the Petersburg Ranger District of the Tongass National Forest is one of ten cabins that will be removed by 2017. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Aurora activity high through the weekend

The chances of a Northern Lights viewing are high through the weekend, and Ketchikan is expected to have at least partially clear skies during that time frame. According to the Alaska Geophysical Institute, there were two solar flares on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Timber harvest in Shelter Cove area proposed

The U.S. Forest Service has released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Saddle Lakes Timber Sale on Revilla Island. The harvest area is about 14 miles northeast of Ketchikan, in the Shelter Cove area.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Low use forces Forest Service to close cabins

DeBoer Lake cabin in the Petersburg Ranger District of the Tongass National Forest is one of ten cabins that will be removed by 2017. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

OceansAlaska loan up for approval Monday

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly is scheduled to take its final two votes on a $600,000 loan to OceansAlaska during its regular meeting Monday. OceansAlaska is a nonprofit shellfish seed producer.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Job Service Report

The chances of a Northern Lights viewing are high through the weekend, and Ketchikan is expected to have at least partially clear skies during that time frame. more The U.S. Forest Service has released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Saddle Lakes Timber Sale on Revilla Island.

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Ketchikan Daily News

Volunteer

Volunteers make a whole lot happen in Ketchikan. This month the North Tongass Volunteer Fire Department has put out a call for new volunteers.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Ketchikan does well in school evaluations

Ketchikan Regional Youth Facility earned the highest marks with a score of 95.24, a five-star rank. It also showed the biggest improvement from the previous school year, when it scored 51.25, a single-star rank.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Arts Report

An 11-year-old Ketchikan girl whose bike was stolen on Sunday, just a few feet away from where she was standing, has her bike back. more Jessica Clark speaks about classes for parents with young children - "Infant Massage" and "Positive Solutions For Parents" and grant opportunities for daycare providers.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

Movers & Shakers 09/14/14

Mariethez Quezon was promoted to retail sales branch manager at the Denali Alaskan Federal Credit Union Minnesota Branch. In this role, she is responsible for managing member service, branch operations, training staff, and working with members on a day to day basis.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Increased enrollment forces Ketchikan to make last-minute hire

Ketchikan school enrollment has increased each year since 2010. This year, that's caused problems for two elementary schools.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Bike stolen a few feet away from young owner

An 11-year-old girl in Ketchikan wants her bike back. It was stolen Sunday evening, and apparently is one of about 10 bicycles reported stolen in recent months.

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