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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.

23 min ago | 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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9 hrs ago | CBS News

Is this the world's worst commercial?

This week's most popular viral videos include a thirsty moose, a day in the life of a pizza handling tool, a stunning killer whale attack, sleepy cats with watermelons, what's being called the world's worst commercial and a tortoise chasing a remote control truck.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

KRBD-FM Ketchikan

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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Vancouver Sun

Video: Sea lion flipped 20 feet into air by killer whale

Folks on a charter fishing boat saw exactly how the killer whale earned its name during an excursion off Ketchikan, Alaska last week.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Capital City Weekly

Ketchikan man wins Emmy Award

Ketchikan-born Nathan Nance has earned a Creative Arts Emmy for his work on the hit Netflix show "House of Cards."

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

HD36 primary numbers

House District 36 had a reasonably good turnout for Tuesday's primary election, with about 24 percent of registered voters showing up at the polls.

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Ketchikan Daily News

Help wanted

Ketchikan has more than 2,000 school-age children who need capable leadership, people who will set policy and oversee that it is followed.

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KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Klein is the apparent HD36 Republican nominee

Chere Klein, a Ketchikan resident who has worked for the past couple of years in the Legislature for now-retiring Rep. Peggy Wilson apparently won the Republican nomination Tuesday for her boss's seat.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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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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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