Ketchikan Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Herring eggs: A meal some Anchorage residents want to see moreaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | APRN

    The spring run of herring, when thousands of the small fish arrive in southeast waters, to spawn is a sure sign of spring. After the herring spawn, some of their roe makes its way to Anchorage.

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  2. New assistant Sitka DA serves in strideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | APRN

    Christopher Orman is the new assistant district attorney for Sitka, Petersburg, and Kake. He replaced Jean Seaton in February, who held the position since 2009.

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  3. Ketchikan airport's new boiler to fire up soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | APRN

    Ketchikan International Airport is just a few weeks away from switching its heat source to a high-efficiency biomass boiler system. Karen Petersen and Mike Carney talk outside the Ketchikan International Airport's new biomass boiler building.

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  4. Audit: Skagway misspent CPV taxes on playground equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | KSKA

    Alaska charges cruise ships that stay three or more days in state waters a $34.50 tax per traveler. It's called the Commercial Passenger Vessel Tax.

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  5. Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Apr. 12, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | APRN

    The outlines of changes to the Permanent Fund became clearer today. Senate Finance Committee introduced a bill that would pay for much of the state government's budget using the Fund's earnings.

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  6. Growing a modern workforce in KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | APRN

    The Ketchikan Shipyard had a reputation in the 1980s and 90s as a giant money pit. The state spent millions to build it, and critics complained it couldn't do cost-effective repairs.

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  7. Delta cuts Juneau back to seasonal serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | APRN

    If you're planning a trip to Seattle after August, the price of plane tickets may go up. Delta Air Lines is stopping all flights to Juneau next fall, to return in May of 2017.

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  8. Wrangell mourns victims of Fridaya s plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | APRN

    National Transportation Safety Board investigators have begun the work of determining why a Wrangell plane crashed Friday morning on Admiralty Island. Rescuers work at the site of a crashed small plane on Admiralty Island on Friday.

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  9. Bonds, Assembly seats and School board among Anchorage Municipality ballotsRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | KSKA

    Anchorage voters are heading to the polls today for municipal elections. Generally, these local contests - especially in years without a mayoral race - see low voter turn out, but arguably have some of the biggest impacts on residents.

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  10. Alaskans are testifying more than evera but does it matter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | APRN

    Since January, thousands of Alaskans have called in to speak before the Alaska Legislature. Their testimony is facilitated by 23 Legislative Information Offices around the state, and then channeled into the legislative process.

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  11. $50K for a pot permit. If youa re lucky.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | KSKA

    Hundreds of people across Alaska are trying to figure out how to sell pot. Just over a month ago, the state opened up the permit process for businesses hoping to grow, process, and sell cannabis products, and applications continue to pour in.

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  12. Ketchikan responders train for terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | APRN

    About 33 law enforcement officers and first responders from 10 different federal, state and local agencies in Ketchikan recently came together for a two-day anti-terrorism training event. They learned how to be more aware of potential terrorist plots and, just as important, built inter-agency relationships.

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  13. Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2016Read the original story

    Mar 29, 2016 | APRN

    Municipalities and schools are concerned about the effect on taxes and services. Scientists say warm winter weather around the circumpolar north has led to another record-setting year of decreasing sea-ice coverage of the Arctic Ocean.

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  14. Aging Southeast: Seniors find purpose, friendship at The BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | APRN

    Health care and housing options are limited for seniors in Southeast, but a few adult day programs are offering relief for care providers, families and friends. They're often a stop-gap solution until space opens up in a home.

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

    Mar 8, 2016 | APRN

    This morning in Washington, Forest Service chief Tom Tidwell said the same thing several different ways. He repeatedly insisted the plan to move to young-growth trees in the Tongass can sustain Southeast Alaska's timber industry.

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  16. Alaska Airlines flight struck by lightning, none harmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | APRN

    An Alaska Airlines flight on its way to Ketchikan and Juneau was struck by lightning Sunday night. No one was hurt, but it shook people up.

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  17. Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Feb. 29, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | APRN

    Washington D.C. Alaska Republicans will go to the polls Tuesday to select their nominee for president. In Juneau this morning, U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan wouldn't tell reporters who he's voting for, but he did weigh in on a racism controversy enveloping front-runner Donald Trump.

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  18. New life raft regulations for fishing boats no longer requiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | APRN

    Commercial fishermen scrambling to buy life rafts for their boats this winter can rest a little easier. Congress has changed a new law that would have required life rafts for fishing boats traveling at least three miles off shore.

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  19. Shareholder seeks term limits for Sealaska directorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | APRN

    A longtime critic of Sealaska management is campaigning to limit the terms of the regional Native corporation's board of directors. Previous efforts have failed.

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  20. Homer cannabis club could face legal battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | APRN

    A new cannabis club has opened its doors on a major street in Downtown Homer and some residents are taking full advantage of the opportunity to use marijuana in - what they call - a safe, social environment. But, the club might not be legal.

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