Ketchikan Newswire (Page 14)

Ketchikan Newswire (Page 14)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Ketchikan, AK. (Page 14)

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  1. Building space scarce for Anchorage marijuana businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... local authoritiesa it's not clear to us why Anchorage would need the reduced 500 foot school buffer zone that say, Ketchikan, would need." Ultimately, this buffer zone concentrates marijuana businesses to a few areas. Midtown/Spenard has the most ...

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  2. Ketchikan man charged with burglary, theft, drugsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A 25-year-old Ketchikan man faces felony burglary, theft and drug charges for allegedly breaking into two homes Monday evening. According to the Ketchikan Police Department, a report came in at about 5:30 p.m. Monday that two sides of a duplex on Brown Deer Road had been burglarized.

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  3. New Ketchikan hotel delayed, but still plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Construction of a new hotel in Ketchikan was delayed last year, but officials with the My Place chain still plan to build a brand-new extended-stay hotel on Tongass Avenue. Joe Dinger is vice president of development for Pacific Northwest My Place Hotels.

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  4. Ketchikan won't appeal education funding caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | APRN

    The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly opted on Saturday to not ask the Alaska Supreme Court to reconsider its decision regarding the borough's education funding lawsuit. On Friday, the Supreme Court released the opinion, which upheld the constitutionality of the state's current education funding system.

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  5. Cruise line accepting nonprofit grant applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... announced the call for applications Tuesday. It will accept applications from organizations operating in Juneau, Ketchikan, Fairbanks, Sitka, Seward and Yukon. Grant requests between $200 and $2,000 have the best chance of approval, according to the ...

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  6. Humpback whale is spotted 'bubble feeding' off Alaskan docks in videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Workers at Clover Pass Resort in Ketchikan, Alaska, were going about their daily business when they spotted the huge mammal swimming underneath the wooden paths over the sea. After spotting the huge mass about five feet away from the dock, the workers rushed to the edge of the boardwalk to take a closer look.

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  7. Boro officials concerned about PERS/TRS liabilityRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly heard some sobering information during last week's policy session about pension liability under the state Public Employee Retirement System and Teacher Retirement System, also called PERS/TRS. Borough Attorney Scott Brandt-Erichsen explained that while the state Legislature made a large payment to the pension system in 2014, it also extended the amortization period by nine years.

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  8. Holland America Line is now accepting grant applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Seward City News

    Applications are now being accepted by the Holland America Line Community Advisory Boards for grants to local service and non-profit groups in six communities within Alaska and Canada: Juneau, Ketchikan, Fairbanks, Sitka, Seward, and the Yukon. The CABs consists of civic and business leaders who advise Holland America Line on local corporate contributions and community involvement projects.

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  9. Un-Cruise Adventures Offers Savings on Alaska Cruise and Land Tour AdventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | GlobeNewswire

    ... Wilderness, Eastern Coves, Western Coves and Northern Passages & Glacier Bay. Homeports include Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan, Alaska. Travelers extending their adventures in Alaska can save $250 per couple on the line's new escorted Denali National ...

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  10. Assembly won't ask high court to reconsiderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly opted on Saturday to not ask the Alaska Supreme Court to reconsider its decision regarding the borough's education funding lawsuit. On Friday, the Supreme Court released the opinion, which upheld the constitutionality of the state's current education funding system.

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  11. Excited marine workers record the astonishing moment humpback whale swims right up to docksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    A group of marine workers couldn't believe their eyes when a huge humpback whale swam right up to the dock they were working on to say a quick hello. The enormous mammal emerged from the water at Clover Pass Resort in Ketchikan, Alaska, much to the astonishment of several men working there.

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  12. Prep basketball: Dimond tops Service in Shootout final; West wins in KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... 14. Da'Zhon Wyche pumped in 23 points and Sean Duffy racked up a double-double Saturday night to propel West past Ketchikan 64-54. The game was a turnaround from Friday, when Ketchikan drubbed West 81-57 in an endowment game. That result doesn't ...

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  13. Alaska Supreme Court upholds school funding rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... boroughs do not. The state pays that portion for about 20 school districts in unincorporated communities. The Ketchikan Gateway Borough sued the state of Alaska over the issue in 2014, and the Fairbanks North Star Borough joined the case as a friend ...

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  14. Shellfish farming becomes million-dollar industry in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to test the waters on local seaweeds. A two-year Alaska Sea Grant project is underway at Oceans Alaska in Ketchikan that will create kelp hatcheries and provide seeded longlines to farmers to submerge on their acreage. "It will introduce the entire ...

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  15. Alaska News Nightly: Friday, January 8, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | APRN

    ... The Alaska Supreme Court announced Friday morning that it has ruled in favor of the state of Alaska in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough's lawsuit challenging the state's required local contribution for education. The state of Alaska has, in recent ...

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  16. Facebook says Ketchikan is indeed in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | APRN

    A cruise ship is docked at Ketchikan's downtown Berth 2. Such ships brought about 1 million passengers to Southeast in 2015. The Ketchikan Daily News reports that after almost a year of complaints, the social media giant has fixed a glitch that listed updates geotagged to Ketchikan as "Ketchikan, Washington."

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  17. TSAS wins national healthy-schools awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ketchikan's Tongass School of Arts and Sciences has been nationally recognized as one of the healthiest schools in the nation. The charter school was one of 40 schools this year given a Healther US School Challenge award by the by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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  18. Alaska Supreme Court overturns education lawsuit rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Alaska Supreme Court announced Friday morning that it has ruled in favor of the State of Alaska in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough's lawsuit challenging the state's required local contribution for education. Friday's ruling partially reverses a lower-court decision that had ruled the state's required local contribution violates the Constitution's prohibition against dedicated funds or earmarks.

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  19. Alaska Supreme Court rejects challenge to state's education funding formulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Supreme Court ruled Friday that local governments must chip in money for education, upholding the state formula for financing schools and overturning a lower court decision in a Ketchikan case. The ruling came about two years after the Ketchikan Gateway Borough and four residents sued the state over the requirement for local payments, arguing that it violated provisions of the Alaska Constitution.

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  20. Travel 01-16Read the original story

    Jan 2, 2016 | Nob Hill Gazette

    ... quenches your thirst with warm libations and fills your belly with locally sourced cuisine. To get there, fly to Ketchikan, Alaska, where your pilot will meet you and take you to the resort via private floatplane. All-inclusive rates for a ...

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