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  1. Mountain Point land sale back on the tableRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    This map from the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly meeting packet shows the 18 parcels that the borough wants to sell. The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly voted on Dec. 4th to abandon a proposal from developer Harlan Heaton to buy 18 borough-owned lots.

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  2. Holiday lights contest judging coming upRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    According to Ed Zastrow of the Ketchikan AARP, judging will take place Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, so people who want to participate should be sure to turn on their lights those nights.

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  3. School board asks state to address required local contributionRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan School Board unanimously approved a Resolution Wednesday asking state lawmakers to address disparities in the required local contribution for public education. That issue was the subject of a lawsuit brought by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly.

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  4. From fisherman to carver, Nathan Jackson shares his storyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... Jackson shared stories of the projects he's worked on over the years, including two cedar panels on display at the Ketchikan International Airport. It was during that project that he decided to move to Ketchikan and make it his home. Jackson says ...

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  5. Council budget review: Ladder trucks and rate hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Whether to buy a new ladder truck for the Ketchikan Fire Department was a lengthy discussion topic during Monday's Ketchikan City Council special budget meeting. The council also talked about rate increases for Ketchikan Public Utilities electric and water customers.

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  6. Kayhi to open with challenge at home: Kings ready to square off with...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Ketchikan Daily News

    Derek Rodney Dotson, 32, died Nov. 18, 2017, in Ketchikan. He was born Nov. 27, 1984, to Raymond and Gayle Dotson.

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  7. "Mega" cruise ships set sights on AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... would normally be seeing throughout Alaska." The Bliss will sail weeklong round-trips out of Seattle, stopping in Ketchikan, Juneau and Skagway. It will also sail to Sawyer Glacier in Tracy Arm Fjord. Binkley said the reason people want to go to ...

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  8. Federal report blames cruise ship's navigators for crashRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    A federal report blamed cruise ship's navigators for the boat crashing into a Ketchikan dock last year, causing more than $1 million dollars in damage.

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  9. Alaska Marine FerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 26 | Information Technology Blog

    ... port of call. And since we weren't tied down to a tour schedule, we browsed to our heart's content in places like Ketchikan, Juneau, Sitka, Haines and Skagway. We elected to sail from Bellingham, Washington all the way to Skagway, which is as far ...

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  10. Next year's school calendar up for board reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan School Board meets Wednesday, and gets a first look at the draft calendar for the 2018-2019 school year. The proposed calendar was developed by a committee with representatives from each school in the district.

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  11. DHSS holds discussions addressing addiction and opioid misuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Andy Jones of the Department of Health and Social Services, Dr. Wynelle Snow and Reed Harding of the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition speak about addiction and opioid misue.

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  12. Hour of Code puts students on a path toward programmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Johanna Collins helps a student puzzle through a block-code program. Collins taught the recent Hour of Code events at the Ketchikan School District.

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  13. Canada rejects transboundary mine permit protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | APRN

    ... those companies. Ed Schoenfeld is Regional News Director for CoastAlaska, a consortium of public radio stations in Ketchikan, Juneau, Sitka, Petersburg and Wrangell. He primarily covers Southeast Alaska regional topics, including the state ferry ...

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  14. Art needed for annual Alaska Hummingbird FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Mimi Kotlarov's Woven Birdhouse took Best of Show in the adult category for last year's Alaska Hummingbird Festival Juried Art Show Ketchikan's Southeast Alaska Discovery Center has released the call for artists for its annual Alaska Hummingbird Festival juried art show. The art show is in April, and coincides with the annual Alaska Hummingbird Festival.

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  15. Two injured, one charged in single-vehicle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    According to Sunday's online Alaska State Troopers dispatch report, the accident took place Thursday night. The driver was an 18-year-old Ketchikan man.

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  16. Free showings set for premier of documentary about HollandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | MLive.com

    ... throughout its history," said Veneklasen, who was inspired to launch the project in 2016 after seeing a film about Ketchikan, Alaska's history. "It was an idea that was born out of a desire to give back to the community that my family has been part ...

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  17. Federal jury convicts Washington man who smuggled meth and heroin into Southeast AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Washington man faces up to 40 years in prison for his role in smuggling heroin and methamphetamine into two Southeast Alaska communities. On Wednesday, Zerisenay Gebregiorgis, 35, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute heroin and methamphetamine, and to possess the drugs with intent to distribute in both Ketchikan and Sitka, the U.S. attorney for the District of Alaska said in a written statement Friday.

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  18. Council withdraws protest, but wants to further limit pot businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A jar of marijuana buds is seen at the Stoney Moose, a Ketchikan retail cannabis shop. There are two retail marijuana stores within Ketchikan's city limits.

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  19. Opioid awareness events set in Ketchikan, POWRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... at the PeaceHealth Conference Room; and from 1-3 p.m., Project HOPE will host training in administering Narcan. In Ketchikan, a day-long opioid event is set for Wednesday. It starts at 8 a.m. at Cape Fox Lodge, and runs through 3:30 p.m. It's hosted ...

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  20. John Harold Michaelson: Korean War veteran, retired bankerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | My Edmonds

    John was born in Ketchikan, AK on April 26, 1928 and passed away on Nov. 30. His family moved to Juneau when John Harold was young. He and his extended family were deeply involved in the salmon industry and young Harold had to work the "fish traps" outside of town for several days at a time.

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