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  1. Ketchikan City Council candidates discuss tourism and economyRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Candidates for Ketchikan City Council participated in a forum at Wednesday's Chamber of Commerce luncheon. All four candidates vying for two open seats participated.

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  2. Alaska Community Foundation reps visit KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Katie St. John and Shawn Rivera of ACF are in Ketchikan to visit with local organizations that received Ketchikan Community Foundation grants.

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  3. Southeast shrimping, crab fisheries kick into gear; market for sea cucumbers gets a boostRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    As Alaska's salmon season draws to a close, lots of fall fisheries are just getting underway from Ketchikan to the Bering Sea. Southeast is one of Alaska's busiest regions for fall fishing, especially for various kinds of shellfish.

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  4. Trial moved for man charged in killing of Ketchikan surgeonRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The trial of a Washington state man charged in the death of an Alaska surgeon will be held in Juneau. The Ketchikan Daily News reports Superior Court Judge Trevor Stephens this week granted the motion by attorneys for 33-year-old Jordan Joplin to move the trial from Ketchikan.

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  5. Trial moved for man charged in Alaska doctor's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Court Judge Trevor Stephens this week granted the motion by attorneys for Jordan Joplin to move the trial from Ketchikan, the Ketchikan Daily News reported Wednesday. The judge cited media coverage of the case and the size Ketchikan, with a ...

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  6. Citizens express concerns/hopes about Roadless Rule changesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... allow more roads in national forests. Representatives from the U.S. Forest Service and the State of Alaska were in Ketchikan Monday for a public forum to discuss the controversial issue. About 45 members of the public attended the standing-room-only ...

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  7. Plans for former juvenile center on Ketchikan City Council agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Women in Safe Homes' proposal to renovate the former Ketchikan Regional Youth Facility as an emergency shelter is one of many items on the Ketchikan City Council agenda Thursday. The council held a public hearing on the proposal during its Sept.

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  8. Fish Factor: Salmon winds down, fall fisheries ramp up; cukes against cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    As Alaska's salmon season draws to a close, lots of fall fisheries are just getting underway from Ketchikan to the Bering Sea. Southeast is one of Alaska's busiest regions for fall fishing, especially for various kinds of shellfish.

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  9. New energy projects seek to lower electricity costs in Southeast AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Alaska residents. A panel presented some of those during last week's Southeast Conference annual fall meeting in Ketchikan. Jodi Mitchell is with Inside Passage Electric Cooperative, which is working on the Gunnuk Creek hydroelectric project for ...

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  10. Beach monitoring program ends for the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has wrapped up its 2018 summertime testing of water quality for beaches around Ketchikan. The state has been testing water quality weekly since May. Those tests have shown elevated levels of enterococci bacteria at South Point Higgins Beach, Thomas Basin, Rotary Beach , Mountain Point and Herring Cove.

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  11. Courthouse attack won't lead to more officers, but may increase vigilanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | APRN

    ... judges more likely to request an officer, said Lt. John Brown, deputy commander for the troopers' detachment in Ketchikan. "Hopefully, they're able to look at that information prior to going to the hearing and say: 'You know, this person has ...

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  12. Ketchikan Public Library ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Programs for teens, tweens and youth abound in the month of September. A writer's guild is hosting programs. Pat Tully gives details about these events and more.

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  13. Ketchikan assembly approves PeaceHealth tobacco-cessation planRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A proposal from PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center for a tobacco-cessation program was unanimously approved Monday by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly. The proposal calls for spending $550,000 from the borough's tobacco tax over three years on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, and tobacco-related healthcare services.

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  14. Juneau crowd questions forest service on new roads in the TongassRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | APRN

    ... meeting wore green stickers that said, "Keep roadless in the Tongass." Eric Nichols from Alcan Forest Products in Ketchikan wasn't one of them. "I've been up looking at timber in other places so Juneau was a stopover because of the plane schedule," ...

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  15. Southeast candidates discuss priorities and Proposition 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... (KRBD staff photo by Maria Dudzak). A legislative leaders forum was Thursday afternoon at Southeast Conference in Ketchikan. Six Southeast candidates running in the November General Election, along with Senator Bert Stedman, participated in the ...

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  16. Southeast By the Numbers: Cruise industry continues to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... Meilani Schijvens was presented last week during the Southeast Conference annual fall meeting, held this year in Ketchikan. While many other industries are in a slump, she said, the overall report is a little better than last year's, when "Jobs were ...

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  17. Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah BaRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... about putting brush to canvas, as well as a tour of the sights in the surrounding area. Roger and Sarah cruise to Ketchikan, Alaska visiting the downtown area before heading off to Glacier Bay National Park. Roger paints a vessel in the marina used ...

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  18. Dunleavy absent from candidate debates, speaking eventsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... businesses. He has attended chamber of commerce events in Juneau and Anchorage and the Southeast Conference in Ketchikan . The organizers for Accelerate: Alaska, the AFL-CIO and the municipal league all said they received tentative confirmations ...

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  19. Alaska offers unique taste of U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Alaska is one of the most popular cruise destinations, and finally my wife and I had the opportunity to find out what it is about this great state that keeps the cruise industry so happy. Sailing on the Emerald Princess, our first Alaskan port of call was in the small community of Ketchikan.

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  20. Ferry reform committee discusses Alaska Class crew quarters proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Members of Southeast Conference's Alaska Marine Highway System Reform Steering Committee gathered in Ketchikan on Friday, the third and final day of Southeast Conference's fall meeting. Among the topics addressed was Thursday's announcement by Department of Transportation Commissioner Marc Luiken that the state hopes to add crew quarters to both new Alaska Class Ferry vessels.

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