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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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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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Marine News

Ferry 'Tacoma' Likely Out of Service Until December

Capt. George A. Capacci Interim Assistant Secretary WSDOT/Ferries Division reports in the 'WSF Weekly Update' on the 'Tacoma' repair plan as follows: "This week, we received an initial update on the Tacoma repair plan from Siemens Marine Solutions.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Maritime industry plans to become more local

Alaska wants to help residents take control of the maritime industry, and now there's a plan to prove it.

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KSL-TV

Arts institute aims to activate brains

About a dozen teachers sat in a circle in a Ketchikan High School music room one recent morning, their brows furrowed as they leaned forward, clapping out complex rhythms while chanting simple addition problems during a Basic Arts Institute class.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

New Southeast Alaska timber sale met with lawsuit from environmental groups

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.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Ketchikan man tries to kayak away from troopers

A Ketchikan is in custody today after he allegedly tried to evade Alaska State Troopers by escaping in a kayak.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Possibly the world's worst commercial, other viral videos

Possibly the world's worst commercial, other viral videos This week's most popular viral videos.

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Marine News

EBDG Completes Repower of COLUMBIA

Elliott Bay Design Group , a leading 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

Ketchikan man tries to kayak away from troopers

A Ketchikan is in custody today after he allegedly tried to evade Alaska State Troopers by escaping in a kayak.

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Marine News

EBDG Completes Repower of COLUMBIA

Elliott Bay Design Group , a leading 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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Fri Aug 22, 2014

KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Glenn Brown files for School Board

Brown is the program director of the non-profit Ketchikan Youth Court. It's a peer justice sentencing program for first-time juvenile offenders.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

Prince of Wales Island timber sale approved

A timber sale on Alaska's Prince of Wales Island has received final approval from the U.S. Forest Service following delays because of concerns from environmental groups over old-growth timber and the impact the sale would have on habitat for a population of wolves.

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