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  1. Assembly moves ahead with tobacco taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The proposal calls for the borough to work with the City of Ketchikan on a tax that would be similar throughout the community. The suggested tax is $3 per pack of cigarettes, or 75 percent of the wholesale price on other tobacco products.

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  2. 4th of July in KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    While 4th of July is celebrated throughout the U.S., Ketchikan brings its own unique flavor.

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  3. Council hears about Berth 4 float damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan City Council moved quickly through the short list of action items on Thursday's agenda, and likely would have been done with the meeting in less than 30 minutes, except a new issue was brought to the Council's attention by several citizens. Amanda Painter, who works with Allen Marine Tours, says Berth 4 was damaged during a big windstorm in April, and that damage is causing problems for tour operators.

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  4. Last R2AK team squeaks in just shy of deadlineRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Team Barefoot Wooden Boats was the last to complete the first-ever 750 mile, engineless trek from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan, Alaska. On the 29th day of their journey, Quill Goldman, Rich Burns and Dylan Davenport of British Columbia rang the large, gold finishing bell in Ketchikan's harbor.

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  5. Tobacco tax back in front of Borough AssemblyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan Gateway Borough will vote Monday on reconsideration of a proposed $3-per-pack tobacco tax. The Assembly rejected the proposal during its last meeting in a 3-2 vote, with two members absent.

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  6. Historic Tsimpshian pole donated to Heritage CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    From left, conservation intern AnnMarie Guerin and Alaska State Museum Conservationist Ellen Carlee inspect a pole, donated to Ketchikan's Totem Heritage Center by Tsimpshian master carver David Boxley. Ketchikan's Totem Heritage Center has a new pole - relatively speaking.

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  7. Man arrested on warrant from Ferguson riotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ketchikan Police arrested a man Wednesday in connection with a felony, related to property damage in Ferguson, Missouri. The alleged crime occurred during the Ferguson trials of a policeman after an incident that left one man dead and many questioning police-race relations.

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  8. City Council to consider $500 bathroom grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    It's tourist season in Ketchikan, which means downtown bathrooms are in high demand. The Ketchikan City Council will vote Thursday on a proposed $500 grant to a local church that offers free public restrooms.

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  9. UAS Ketchikan ReportRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Gail Klein says July is the time to register for fall classes. Registration ends in early August.

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  10. UAS goes smoke freeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Joining about a thousand campuses nationwide, the University of Alaska, through its Board of Regents, will become smoke-free. Campuses statewide have until the end of this year to implement it.

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  11. Six kittens from rescued litter have diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    In a sad ending to what was a hopeful story, a litter of rescued kittens adopted by a young male cat have died. The six kittens were found in May in a cardboard box on the side of a road on Prince of Wales Island.

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  12. Tourists react to flightseeing fatalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    One day after a fatal floatplane crash, propeller sounds and sales pitches could still be heard on the docks in Ketchikan. Don Bowman sells tours from a booth on Berth 4. He says about 90% of the tourists he spoke with today were aware of the previous days plane crash, killing eight tourists and the pilot on a flightseeing trip to Misty Fiords National Monument but, people were still interested in the trip.

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  13. Recovery efforts under way in fatal plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Misty Fiords National Monument is known for its dramatic granite cliffs. Pictured is a view from Rudyerd Bay.

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  14. Craig Parks and RecreationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Nine people died Thursday afternoon when the DeHavilland Otter floatplane they were traveling in went down near Ella Lake in Misty Fiords National Monument near Ketchikan. more Ketchikan's 40-year-old State Building has a new six-foot chain-link fence.

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  15. Floatplane goes down in Misty with 9 on boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A Promech float plane with nine people on board apparently went down near Ella Lake in Misty Fiords National Monument. The plane was reported overdue this afternoon, according to U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker.

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  16. Fence goes up at State BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ketchikan's 40-year-old State Building has a new six-foot chain-link fence. In February, the building-wide security committee noticed the parking garage's old guard rail was in disrepair and decided to use some building improvement funds for a new fence.

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  17. Arts Council ReportRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    State Museum Conservator Ellen Carlee is in Ketchikan examining totem poles at the Totem Heritage Center. She explains the survey process and conservation efforts.

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  18. Totem pole conservationRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    State Museum Conservator Ellen Carlee is in Ketchikan examining totem poles at the Totem Heritage Center. She explains the survey process and conservation efforts.

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  19. KSM mine targets richer ore while seeking investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A glacier reflects in a naturally occurring pool of rusty, acidic water at the site of one of the KSM Prospect's planned open-pit mines. The British Columbia project, northeast of Ketchikan, is drilling for higher-value ore this summer.

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  20. MAC discusses home-based pot shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ketchikan's ad hoc Marijuana Advisory Committee continued discussing issues related to regulating a retail marijuana industry in the community during its regular meeting Monday evening. Among the topics discussed was whether to allow small home-based businesses, in hopes of avoiding a black or "gray" market.

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