Ketchikan Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Ketchikan man charged in baseball-bat beating of dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Ketchikan man faces animal cruelty charges, after Alaska State Troopers say he trespassed into a local home in the Southeast Alaska community over the weekend and hit a dog with a baseball bat. Court records show Michael D. Kacenas, 43, was charged with one count of felony animal cruelty and one count of misdemeanor first-degree criminal trespass.

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  2. Scott McMurren: Good news and bad news for Alaska travelers in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The forecast for travel in 2016 is right out of a Clint Eastwood movie ; there's the good, the bad and the ugly. By most counts, 2015 was a good year for travel to Alaska.

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  3. Scott McMurren: There's some good and bad news for Alaska travelers in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The forecast for travel in 2016 is right out of a Clint Eastwood movie ; there's the good, the bad and the ugly. By most counts, 2015 was a good year for travel to Alaska.

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  4. Alaska Airlines will phase out 'combi' planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    In 2017, Alaska Airlines will phase out its five Boeing 737-400 "combi" planes that move cargo and passengers primarily around Alaska. The five combi planes have flown around the state -- Seattle is the only stop they make Outside -- since 2007.

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  5. Alaska Native art sent to Ketchikan museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Six pieces of Alaska Native art that belonged to the former curator of the Alaska State Museum and the Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka have found a new home in Ketchikan. The Tongass Historical Museum received the pieces from Peter Corey's massive Alaska Native art collection after he died in September, The Ketchikan Daily News reported .

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  6. Coast Guard hires private security at Ketchikan baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The U.S. Coast Guard base in Ketchikan has been operating with tighter security after officials approved a $2 million contract with a Virginia-based company to provide armed security officers. The Coast Guard approved the two-year contract with Linxx Global Solutions, which specializes in training and security at the federal level.

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  7. Salmon-savvy labels conjure up Alaska fishing in early 1900sRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    History comes in all shapes and sizes. University of Washington doctoral candidate Ross Coen was in Ketchikan recently to give a presentation on the history of the canned salmon industry in Alaska, and to research a subject he's passionate about: salmon can labels.

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  8. Hutchison wins fourth straight wrestling championship, South takes team titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Micah Ee, of Lathrop, and Taylor Mcalpin, of South High, are upside down as Ee works his way to victory in the 98-pound class of the 4/A boys state wrestling championships at Bartlett High School on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2105. Fans cheer as Dalton Best, of Soldotna, defeats Brandon Pili, of Dimond High, in the 285-pound class of the 4/A boys state wrestling championships at Bartlett High School on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2105.

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  9. As Anchorage porn shop becomes indie bookstore, Spenard sleaze becomes historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The peep show booths in the last and nastiest sex shop on Spenard Road will soon make way for a trendy independent bookshop with folk singers, craft-brewed beer and multiethnic food. Sleazy Spenard has mostly become a memory.

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  10. Into the pit of winter darkness on Alaska's North Slope, where the sun doesn't riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Several cookie-cutter conversations about Alaska repeatedly come up in the Lower 48. There's the reality TV conversation, which often starts with, "Are the Alaskan Bush People really real?" In 2008, there was the unavoidable Sarah Palin conversation, as in "Can you actually see Russia from your house?" A timeless conversation concerns daylight. Countless Lower 48 dwellers have told me, "I just couldn't do the winters."

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  11. Ketchikan official wants to revisit pot shop voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Members voted 5-2 to prohibit retail sales of marijuana within the city limits. The council can prohibit retail pot sales by passing an ordinance opting out of the retail sales portion of the state's voter-approved marijuana law, Ballot Measure 2, the Ketchikan Daily News reported .

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  12. Ketchikan bans pot shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Councilman Dick Coose voted in favor of the measure. He said residents can still grow and share their own marijuana if they are at least 21 years old, but that the city does not need to make the substance readily available by allowing shops.

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  13. Forest Service pulls Tongass sale, but reasons are in disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Tongass National Forest has withdrawn a proposed timber sale near Petersburg that could have provided 30 million board feet of timber to the Southeast logging industry. But the U.S. Forest Service said it canceled the sale due to "industry concerns," and plans to bring a revised sale back later.

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  14. Forest Service pulls Tongass sale, but a dispute over reasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Tongass National Forest has withdrawn a proposed timber sale near Petersburg that could have provided 30 million board feet of timber to the Southeast logging industry. But the U.S. Forest Service said it canceled the sale due to "industry concerns," and plans to bring a revised sale back later.

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  15. With plea deal rejected, 'Alaskan Bush People' stars could face jail timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Juneau judge rejected a plea deal Thursday that would have allowed stars from Discovery Channel's wildly popular reality television series "Alaskan Bush People" to avoid jail time for lying on applications to get the Permanent Fund dividend checks given to Alaska residents. "There needs to be a higher punishment to act as a deterrent," said Juneau Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg.

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  16. Mat-Su Assembly weighs nearly $900K repair for beleaguered ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Officials say the Matanuska-Susitna Borough needs to pay for nearly $900,000 in repairs to the never-used ferry M/V Susitna before the borough's insurance company will cover the costs. To that end, the borough Assembly on Thursday was holding a special meeting to decide whether to introduce the repair funding item for a hearing and decision at the Assembly's next meeting on Dec. 1. The Susitna, which was supposed to carry passengers and cars across Knik Arm from Point MacKenzie to Anchorage, foundered on short money and political will.

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  17. Search continues in Southeast Alaska for overdue Wrangell boaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A search by state and federal authorities for an overdue boater near Wrangell, first reported Sunday to Alaska State Troopers, continuing Tuesday. Coast Guard spokesman Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert said Monday search efforts hadn't found any sign of 53-year-old Kenneth Trammel or his white 38-foot Bayliner boat, the Thalasa.

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  18. New study says standardized pay for Alaska's teachers would be too expensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    If Alaska implemented a standardized salary schedule for its teachers, most rural school districts would have to pay their educators a lot more, said a new study completed for the state Legislature . According to the pay schedule, Anchorage should pay it teachers 10 percent more.

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  19. How a 'bridge to nowhere' became a road from nowhere to nowhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The name "Bridge to Nowhere" still rankles in Ketchikan 10 years after congressional opponents of earmarks used it to attack federal money for the bridge to nearby Gravina Island and the city's airport. The Gravina Island Highway was to become part of what's officially known as the Gravina Access Project to better connect the city with Ketchikan International Airport.

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  20. Search suspended for man missing on Ketchikan mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said efforts to find 22-year-old Justin Nathan were suspended as of 5 p.m. Sunday. "A missing persons case will remain open until he is accounted for dead or alive," Peters wrote.

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