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  1. Sen. Sullivan here for Lincoln Day dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Junior Senator Dan Sullivan was in Ketchikan Wednesday for the annual Lincoln Day dinner hosted by the First City Republican Women. While in town, he also met with the Alaska Forest Association and tribal members in Saxman, and visited Vigor Alaska's Ketchikan shipyard.

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  2. School holiday used to empower youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    "So you're getting a bracelet right now with red. Red is the rule of five. Red is the rule of five."

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  3. Ketchikan Assembly: Transfer Tongass to stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly approved a resolution Tuesday supporting a transfer of the 17 million-acre Tongass National Forest to state control. Two people spoke during public comment in support of the resolution, which declares the borough's support for the concept brought forward by Rep. Don Young in 1995 through his Tongass Transfer and Transition Act.

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  4. Job Service ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    An economic impact report shows that Alaska nonprofits employed 39,000 people, and paid those employees about $1.7 billion. And that's just a fraction of what nonprofits spend.

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  5. Museum ReportRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ann Froeschle speaks about the new exhibit opening at the end of March featuring gardening and food production in the Ketchikan area. She also provides information on upcoming Native Arts classes.

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  6. Foraker CEO talks nonprofit numbers, impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The president and CEO of the Foraker Group visited Ketchikan last week, and talked to various groups about his agency, which supports nonprofit groups all over Alaska. Dennis McMillan also shared the results of a report that Foraker puts together every few years, showing the economic impact of nonprofit agencies throughout the state.

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  7. State wants oral arguments on stay requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    While the State of Alaska and the Ketchikan Gateway Borough wait for the Alaska Supreme Court to consider an emergency motion for a stay in the borough's ongoing lawsuit over education funding, an earlier emergency motion for a stay is still moving through the lower court process. The borough this week filed its opposition to that emergency motion, and on Thursday, the state filed a reply to the opposition and a request for oral arguments in front of Ketchikan Superior Court Judge William Carey.

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  8. Assembly to consider Tongass Transfer supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Tuesday will consider a resolution supporting efforts by the state and its Congressional Delegation to transfer the Tongass National Forest from federal control to the State of Alaska. The resolution was placed on the agenda at the request of Assembly Member Glen Thompson.

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  9. Tongass chief ends 40-year Forest Service careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The man at the top of the Tongass is leaving soon. Forrest Cole will retire this spring after four decades with the U.S. Forest Service.

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  10. Borough opposes state's motion for a stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan Gateway Borough responded this week to the state's motion for a stay with the Alaska Supreme Court pending the state's appeal of a lower court ruling in the borough's lawsuit challenging the required local contribution for public education. The state filed its emergency motion for a stay with the Supreme Court last week after learning that the lower court wouldn't be able to reach a decision quickly.

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  11. Arts ReportRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Elizabeth Nelson from First City Players talks about upcoming classes with "Ketchikan Writes" a cooperative effort between FCP and UAS. Kathleen Light and Marni Rickelmann give information on events coming up the next few weeks, and calls for artists, and joined by a special guest to talk about the upcoming Evening of Dance February 19th at 7pm at Kayhi.

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  12. Girl Scouts donate time, energy to help shelter catsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Girl Scout Shaundra Rhodes demonstrates how to make a tug-toy for cats during the community cat-toy-making event organized by her troop. Felines at Ketchikan's animal shelter had Christmas in February this year when local Girls Scout Troop 4071 delivered dozens of hand-made cat toys.

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  13. Local schools face $600K cut in state fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan School District's budget was a big topic Wednesday for the School Board, starting right at the beginning with public comment. Sonya Skan coordinates the Tribal Scholars Program, which is a cooperative education program run by the district and Ketchikan Indian Community.

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  14. Ketchikan Visitors' Bureau ReportRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Anna Marie Mestes speaks groups coming to Ketchikan in February and the beginning of March. She also invites everyone to the KVB's annual banquet, especially those in the hospitality industry.

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  15. R/V Sikuliaq makes first Alaska stop in KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    University of Alaska Fairbanks has a brand-new, state-of-the-art, ice-breaking research vessel. Construction of the $140 million R/V Sikuliaq was completed at a Wisconsin shipyard last June, and the ship has been testing its systems since then, with a trip from the East Coast, through the Panama Canal, way out west through the Pacific all the way to Hawaii and Guam, and then back east to its new home waters of Alaska.

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  16. School Board to talk budget, marijuanaRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan School Board meets Wednesday, and among the items on the agenda a new budget concept for the board to discuss, with a focus on maintaining staff; a motion to approve a new school district budget format agreed upon by the School Board and the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly; and a discussion on how marijuana legalization might affect board policies. According to Superintendent Robert Boyle's report to the board, the "staff-priority" budget was suggested by Board Member Stephen Bradford, and it puts purchase of new curriculum at a lower priority than retaining staff.

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  17. Early Learning ProgramRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Adrienne O'Brien with Community Connections' Early Learning Program talks about the services ELP offers and where to find them. She also previews some upcoming public classes at the Ketchikan Public Library including infant massage.

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  18. Woman's body found in Narrows near PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    An 82-year-old Ketchikan woman died Monday after apparently getting confused and walking into the Tongass Narrows near The Plaza. Ketchikan Police Department Deputy Chief Josh Dossett said police got a call at around 11 a.m. that a body had been found on the rocks behind Cedar Point Condominiums.

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  19. Ketchikan meeting focuses on retail potRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ketchikan's joint city and borough Cooperative Relations Committee listened Friday to presentations and public comment about whether and how to allow commercial marijuana operations in Ketchikan. Like in many communities throughout Alaska, Ketchikan officials are grappling with how to respond to last fall's vote in favor of marijuana legalization.

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  20. Hospital adapting to changes in health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center officials want more Ketchikan residents to use the local hospital for necessary procedures, but at the same time, they hope to reduce the overall need for medical intervention. It's a bit of a paradox that health providers everywhere face: How to improve general health among patients, but still stay financially strong.

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