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  1. Assembly to discuss implications of cruise head-tax rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Borda family disembarks from the Norwegian Jewel in late-summer 2017. Candy Borda was Ketchikan's one-millionth cruise visitor that year.

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  2. Ketchikan woman faces more drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A 34-year-old Ketchikan woman who was out on bail for alleged drug dealing has been arrested on additional drug charges. According to the online Alaska State Troopers dispatch, Angelina McDonald had an outstanding warrant for violating her conditions of release.

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  3. Ketchikan School Board discusses class-size limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    How best to keep elementary school class sizes from getting too big was a topic during this week's Ketchikan School Board meeting. There was a lot of discussion, but no resolution to the complicated question.

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  4. Kingsa squad determined at state meetRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Ketchikan Daily News

    Arlene Wanda Nelson, 77, died Dec. 11, 2018, in Ketchikan. She was born Arlene Wanda Charles on Oct. 29, 1941, in Ketchikan.

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  5. School Board announces plan following investigative reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Following a long executive session Wednesday to discuss an investigative report about the Ketchikan School District's actions related to a teacher accused of sexual abuse of a minor, the school board announced steps it plans to make. Board President Matt Eisenhower said the board will start a sexual harassment and assault campaign.

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  6. Council wraps up review of city budget, starts on KPURead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan City Council continued its review of the draft City of Ketchikan and Ketchikan Public Utilities budgets during a special meeting on Monday. The council wrapped up the city budget review during that meeting.

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  7. POW man sentenced in federal drug caseRead the original story

    Wednesday | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... he arranged for the drugs to be mailed from Washington to at least five co-conspirators on the big island and in Ketchikan, that he collected drug-sales proceeds and then used those proceeds to continue the operation. According to the announcement, ...

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  8. Tiny homes in the First City exploredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Groups discuss benefits and challenges of tiny homes in Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly chambers . Tiny homes could be a solution for affordable housing shortages.

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  9. Academic Decathlon teams meet in CraigRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A crowd braves wind-driven rain to welcome home last year's Ketchikan High School Academic Decathlon team. The team was returning after winning first place at the national competition.

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  10. School Board to further discuss investigation reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    An executive session to further discuss an independent investigation of the Ketchikan School District is on Wednesday's school board meeting agenda. The investigation looked into the district's actions prior to this spring's criminal prosecution of former teacher Doug Edwards for alleged sexual abuse of a minor.

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  11. First City Players ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan Orchestra Project performs this Sunday and Jazz and Cabaret registration is open.

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  12. Friday Night Insight program schedule releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Southeast Alaska Discovery Center's popular Friday Night Insight program kicks off Jan. 4th with a presentation about touring the Yukon's Golden Circle by bicycle. Events are planned at the downtown Ketchikan center each Friday through April.

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  13. Ketchikan men sentenced to federal prison on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Three Ketchikan men have been sentenced in federal court for drug trafficking, according to the U.S. Attorney's office. In a Monday announcement, the U.S. Attorney states that the three men conspired in 2017 to import and distribute methamphetamine in Ketchikan.

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  14. Ketchikan city officials mull cruise passenger fee rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Ketchikan city officials are mulling the potential impacts of a federal court decision on use of cruise ship passenger fees.

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  15. Dec. 3 drug bust leads to charges against Ketchikan womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A 30-year-old Ketchikan woman faces felony drug charges after she was arrested Thursday by Alaska State Troopers drug enforcement unit. According to the troopers online dispatch report, Stephanie Orr was identified as a suspect following the arrest of another woman who allegedly carried about 26 grams of heroin to Ketchikan from Seattle.

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  16. In planning for a larger Permanent Fund dividend, Anchorage appears to stand aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... begins in the spring or summer. Anchorage and a relative handful of others use the calendar year as their guide. Ketchikan, Cordova, Valdez, Fairbanks, North Pole, Palmer and a series of smaller communities are listed in the state Division of ...

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  17. The emblem of the Alaska State Troopers.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    State prosecutors in Ketchikan have charged a local couple with possessing illegal drugs with an estimated street value of more than $250,000. The Ketchikan Daily New reports 35-year-old Jason Simpson and 33-year-old Angelina McDonald face two felony counts of drug misconduct.

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  18. Ketchikan couple charged in felony heroin, meth caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    State prosecutors in Ketchikan have charged a local couple with possessing illegal drugs with an estimated street value of more than $250,000.

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  19. Alaska Native tribes seek help against Canadian mines from human rights commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Hanlon, vice chair of the transboundary commission. The transboundary commission includes representatives from the Ketchikan Indian Community, Sitka Tribe of Alaska, and Juneau-based Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.

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  20. Ketchikan council members discuss cruise tax rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Norwegian Bliss is docked at Ketchikan's Berth 3 this summer. The Bliss was the first mega-cruise ship to visit Alaska.

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