Ketchikan Newswire (Page 10)

Ketchikan Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. City Council to vote on proposed sobering centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan City Council will meet on Monday, rescheduled from its regular Thursday meeting day, and will vote on a resolution supporting a sobering center in Ketchikan. The resolution urges the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services to approve a three-year grant to Akeela Gateway to start the center, which would be located at the former Ketchikan Regional Youth Facility, a state juvenile detention center that recently closed due to budget cuts.

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  2. AMHT Deer Mountain logging vote delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Alaska Mental Health Trust's board of trustees voted Thursday in Anchorage to reconsider an August decision to potentially move forward with logging Deer Mountain and a section of land above homes in Petersburg, and then the board delayed a final decision until the end of January. Since late August, many residents in Ketchikan, Saxman and Petersburg have had Jan. 15 on their minds.

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  3. Human rights exec wants to prevent discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Harassment complaints in Alaska are on the rise, and the executive director of the Alaska State Commission for Human Rights said she expects that trend to continue, partly in light of the recent presidential elections. "I do think there is somewhat, a lack of respect for opposing viewpoints that has come about because of this election," she said.

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  4. PeaceHealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Bett Jakubek speaks about the upcoming Enchanted Forest Gala that benefits PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center's diabetes program, and Michele Cornwall and Ashley Hackert speak about diabetes prevention and management.

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  5. Wood-energy grants again offered in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Andrew Haden of Wisewood, Inc., a Portland-based design firm, explains how the Ketchikan Airport's biomass boiler works as it begins running in June, 2016. It was partially funded by a U.S. Forest Service wood innovation grant.

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  6. No tax, utility increases in city's 2017 draft budgetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan City Council is about to kick off its annual budget-review process, with the first special budget meeting set for later this month. The draft 2017 City of Ketchikan spending plan compiled by city managers totals about $64 million.

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  7. Library ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Kelly Johnson speaks about the teen game night, and Lisa Pearson speaks about a special program about daily life in Afghanistan by a Ketchikanite who lived and worked there.

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  8. Commission addresses discrimination issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Marti Buscaglia, executive director of the Alaska State Commison for Human Rights, talks about the commission's mission and her visit to Ketchikan.

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  9. Update from the Coast GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Marti Buscaglia, executive director of the Alaska State Commison for Human Rights, talks about the commission's mission and her visit to Ketchikan.

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  10. Trustees to vote again on Deer Mountain planRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority's board of trustees meets this week, and will vote on a "reconsideration" of its August decision to move forward with logging parts of Deer Mountain in Ketchikan and a parcel in Petersburg that sits above homes. Trust officials visited Ketchikan and Petersburg earlier this month to talk about those plans.

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  11. United Way of Southeast Alaska brings resources togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    United Way of Southeast Alaska is in the midst of its 2016 annual giving campaign. Representatives from the organization were at the Chamber of Commerce lunch in Ketchikan last week to speak about the campaign, and services provided by United Way.

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  12. Southeast lawmakers in Majority positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The new bipartisan House majority and Republican-led Senate majority have named regional lawmakers to chair six committees. There, they can influence budgets, pass legislation and kill bad bills.

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  13. 'Sobering center' eyed for former youth facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan City Council learned Thursday night that the state has officially handed over control of the Regional Youth Facility, which closed this fall. That detention facility was built to hold up to 10 juveniles.

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  14. School Board discusses pilot Native language classRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The New Path Dancers perform before Wednesday's Ketchikan School Board meeting in the Saxman Community Hall. It's become traditional for the Ketchikan School Board to hold its November meeting in the Native village of Saxman, and to use that meeting to focus on concerns specific to the Ketchikan Gateway Borough's Alaska Native population.

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  15. Former UAS Ketchikan director gets new jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Former Ketchikan resident Cathy LeCompte has a new job. She's been appointed as the director of AVTEC, a state-operated post-secondary vocational school in Seward.

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  16. Shuttle for Winter Arts Faire on Council agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan City Council meets in regular session on Thursday, and will talk about whether to pay for a shuttle to bring people from the Centennial Lot downtown to the Ted Ferry Civic Center during the upcoming Winter Arts Faire. According to a memo from City Manager Karl Amylon, it's uncertain whether the Cape Fox Lodge tram will be operational for the popular post-Thanksgiving event, set for Nov. 25-27.

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  17. Women in CombatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan City Council meets in regular session on Thursday, and will talk about whether to pay for a shuttle to bring people from the Centennial Lot downtown to the Ted Ferry Civic Center during the upcoming Winter Arts Faire.

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  18. HD36 election breakdown by the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Voter turnout in House District 36 was nearly 46 percent on Tuesday, significantly higher than the 27 percent in Ketchikan that turned out for the Oct. 4th municipal election. The precinct with the highest turnout was Metlakatla, which also held its tribal council elections on Tuesday.

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  19. Incumbent Rep. Ortiz unofficial HD36 winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    With all 10 precincts reporting in just after 11 p.m. Tuesday, Ortiz had a little more than 52 percent of the vote. Republican challenger Bob Sivertsen had just over 42 percent, and Constitution Party candidate Ken Shaw drew about 5 percent.

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  20. Council appoints Mark Flora to vacant seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan City Council chose Mark Flora to fill a Council seat left vacant when KJ Harris resigned in September due to health concerns. During a special meeting Monday, the Council interviewed four of the five applicants for that seat.

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