Ketchikan Newswire (Page 2)

Ketchikan Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Ketchikan, AK. (Page 2)

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  1. Museum ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Anita Maxwell and Stacey Williams talk about a cedar bark gathering workshop and the upcoming summer season at the City of Ketchikan's Museum Department.

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  2. NPR Our Land series focuses on Southeast AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    If you're a public radio listener, you know Melissa Block. Among her many jobs with National Public Radio over three decades, she was host of All Things Considered for about 12 years.

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  3. Houghtaling drop-off zone on School Board agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan School Board will vote Wednesday on an $832,000 contract with Three Dog Construction to build the new Houghtaling Elementary School bus drop-off zone. Three Dog was the low bidder for the project, which is the top priority on the district's capital improvement projects list.

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  4. Outage caused by contractor work at Swan LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    KPU Electric Division Manager Andy Donato says the outage was caused by some work that's under way at the Swan Lake Hydroelectric dam, which is owned by Southeast Alaska Power Agency. "The way it was described to me, one of their contractors was putting in some small wires and managed to trip the breaker coming down here to Ketchikan," he said.

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  5. UAS Ketchikan celebrates 2017 spring graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    UAS Ketchikan Campus graduates stand for a group photo before Saturday's commencement ceremony at the Ted Ferry Civic Center. University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Campus celebrated its spring graduates this past weekend.

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  6. Second Fast Response Cutter comes to KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco is expected to make a stop in Ketchikan this week. The Bailey Barco is the second of six Fast Response Cutters that will homeport in Alaska.

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  7. Delores Churchill honored with Lifetime Achievement AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Vice-president Rob Sanderson, Jr. looks on as president Richard Peterson reads the proclamation honoring Delores Churchill . The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska held its 82nd annual meeting last month in Juneau.

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  8. Joe White picked as new Ketchikan Police Department chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan City Council learned Thursday that longtime Ketchikan police officer Lt. Joe White has been chosen as the new chief of police.

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  9. U.S Senate approves budget, which includes land exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    By a wide margin, the U.S. Senate on Thursday approved a spending plan to carry the government through the fall. The measure includes a provision to trade U.S. Forest Service land for land currently owned by the Alaska Mental Health Trust.

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  10. UAS Ketchikan Campus commencement this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Campus is celebrating this spring's graduates with a commencement ceremony set for 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ted Ferry Civic Center. Thirty students will receive degrees or certificates from the local campus, and the commencement speaker will be recently retired Dr. David Johnson.

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  11. Eurodam makes first stop as the first big ship of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Eurodam marked a couple of firsts Wednesday. The 936-foot-long Holland America ship is the first big cruise ship of Ketchikan's 2017 tourism season, and made its first-ever stop in Alaska's First City.

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  12. Ketchikan Council to discuss regulating Uber-type companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan City Council will talk Thursday about how the city might regulate transportation network companies, such as Uber and Lyft. During a previous meeting, Council members asked for an ordinance to be drafted for this meeting that adds transportation network companies to the existing ordinance related to taxi cabs.

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  13. Federal Mental Health Trust land exchange bill on the moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Deer Mountain is seen during a break in the snowstorms on March 7. A bill to fund the federal government through September is on the move in Congress, and it includes a land trade in Southeast Alaska. The swap would exchange Alaska Mental Health Trust land near Ketchikan, Petersburg and other Southeast cities for about 20,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest.

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  14. Ketchikan nonprofits make their case for borough fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council is one local nonprofit that receives local community agency grants. Representatives of 15 local nonprofit groups took turns speaking for about 90 minutes, describing services their organizations provide to the community.

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  15. Internship opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    KRBD Community Radio in Ketchikan, Alaska, is hiring a summertime news intern. We are an NPR affiliate, so aspiring public radio reporters are strongly encouraged to apply.

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  16. Blood drive in Ketchikan May 3rd -7thRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 1 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    You can register at bloodbankofalaska.org or call 907-222-5630. Walk ins are welcome, but you may have to wait longer if others have registed for that time slot.

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  17. Electric cars in Alaska's First CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 1 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    While there are no public charging stations in Ketchikan, there are electric vehicles on the road in Alaska's First City. KRBD's Leila Kheiry recently took a ride with Chris Wilhelm, an enthusiastic new e-vehicle owner.

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  18. Ketchikan Assembly to discuss draft FY18 borough budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly will take a look Monday at a proposed $42.8-million budget for the next fiscal year. In his memo, Duran writes that fiscal uncertainty at the state level affects the borough's ability to plan.

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  19. Tariff's effects to Southeast timber market uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Trump administration announced this week it is planning to impose a tariff of up to 24 percent on softwood lumber imported to the U.S. from Canada. It's uncertain what this will mean for the timber industry in Southeast Alaska.

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  20. Ortiz and Pitney discuss budgetRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Representative Dan Ortiz and state budget director Pat Pitney were in Ketchikan last week for a town hall meeting.

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