Ketchikan Newswire (Page 4)

Ketchikan Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Unusual weather pattern brings record highs to BarrowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Temperatures have soared this week in Barrow, thanks to a high-pressure system parked over the Yukon Territory and British Columbia that is also warming up all of Arctic Alaska, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature in the northernmost U.S. community was 46 degrees on Tuesday, smashing the previous daily record of 38 degrees set in 2009, the weather service said.

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  2. Scott McMurren: Fly first-class at a discount to SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Are you a first class traveler? You know -- only flying in the front of the plane regardless of the cost? Are you hooked on the better service, more legroom and free drinks afforded to those lucky few seated in rows one through four? If so, you're likely to be upset at Delta 's latest initiative to put first-class seats on sale. It means more "ordinary" people will be grabbing those comfy seats.

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  3. South baseball American Legion tryoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    South Baseball will hold American Legion Baseball tryouts at Taylar Young Field. Coach Cliff Butcher plans to have three teams this year.

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  4. Murkowski introduces bill to restore subsistence rights to SaxmanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sen. Lisa Murkowski has introduced legislation that would reverse a 2007 federal decision designating Saxman a nonrural community, which made residents ineligible for subsistence hunting and fishing on federal land. The bill would reinstate the list of rural Alaska communities as it stood prior to 2007, reports the Ketchikan Daily News .

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  5. Heavy rains damage mothballed Mat-Su ferry's enginesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Matanuska-Susitna Borough's high-tech but never-used passenger ferry suffered serious engine damage during heavy rains in Southeast Alaska earlier this year and will need repairs before it runs again. The repairs should come in at "less than $1 million," Borough Manager John Moosey said Thursday.

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  6. Scott McMurren: Time is now to book the cheapest flights of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Savvy Alaska travelers have been watching the "Battle for Seattle" airfare wars brewing all winter as Alaska Airlines and Delta position themselves at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Delta is expanding its international flights and adding domestic flights to feed the trans-Pacific and over-the-pole flights to Europe.

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  7. Floatplane capsizes in Ketchikan; all evacuated safelyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Ketchikan Daily News reports the Alaska Seaplane Tours floatplane was returning from a tour late Monday morning and struck something as it landed in Tongass Narrows. Ketchikan Police Department Sgt.

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  8. Home Field Advantage: Baseball in the Far NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    On its first official Fourth of July celebration in 1915, Anchorage built a new baseball diamond amid a ramshackle tent city sprawled across the flats of Ship Creek. Baseball was becoming a national craze, and Alaskans made it distinctly their own.

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  9. Paralytic shellfish poisoning warning issued after case confirmed near KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services on Friday confirmed this year's first case of paralytic shellfish poisoning, prompting state epidemiologists to issue their familiar warning: Eating personally harvested shellfish from Alaska's beaches comes with risks. "A yearly reminder is good because it's so prevalent," Jason Grenn, DHSS spokesperson, said of paralytic shellfish poisoning, which is caused by eating shellfish contaminated with toxin-producing dinoflagellate algae.

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  10. Scott McMurren: New flights and new deals for Alaska travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two airlines announced new routes for Alaska travelers last week. It's always important to watch for new route announcements, as they are usually accompanied by fare sales.

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  11. Ketchikan American Legion post's wall gets some new decorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Joseph T. Craig American Legion Post 3 on Park Avenue has a new look on one of its exterior walls that could attract some attention, thanks to a New York-based artist. Scott LoBaido, 50, over about six hours on Monday and Tuesday, painted an approximately 20 feet by 15 feet American flag on the front side of the post as part of his "Painting Flags Across America" tour.

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  12. Photos: 2015 Alaska Judo ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mackenzie Harvey, left, of Anchorage, faces Rachel LaForest of Palmer. About 100 people, ages 6 through adult, competed in the 2015 State Judo Championship, held at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex at UAA, on Saturday, April 25, 2015.

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  13. Photos: Juneau Journal, April 20, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    House Majority Leader Charisse Millett and House Speaker Mike Chenault tease one another in Millett's office. The Alaska Legislature continued work after its 90-day session with work on Monday, April 20, 2015.

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  14. Southeast Alaska needs no return to industrial logging of Tongass landRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Sealaska logging and a diversified economy should allow land managers to spare the old growth on Tongass public lands. The Tongass Advisory Committee, convened by the U.S. Forest Service to discuss management of the Tongass in a time of transition from old-growth logging, is set to offer recommendations soon.

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  15. Salvation Army testifies to the good Medicaid expansion will do in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    As the Divisional Commander for The Salvation Army in Alaska, I am writing to express our support for Medicaid expansion in Alaska. Because The Salvation Army is not a political organization but a Christian church, it is unusual for us to take political positions.

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  16. As documentary film 'The Breach' shows, saving Alaska salmon requires knowing historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    I'm writing this on a plane at 32,000 feet over Nova Scotia. I just watched the film, "Interstellar" -- a science fiction epic depicting a desperate search for humanity to find another planet to live on after we've exhausted our own food supply.

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  17. Ketchikan man gets probation for possessing explosives set off inside tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Federal prosecutors say a 40-year-old man who set off a series of small bombs in the Ketchikan Tunnel on Independence Day 2013 has been sentenced to five years probation for obtaining and possessing explosive materials as a felon. Joseph Duane Brown was also sentenced to a month of confinement at a halfway house and 300 hours of community service, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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  18. Anchorage mayoral race: An ode to the fringeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    By now the votes in the Anchorage municipal election have all been cast and the results are being interpreted. It's likely that two of Anchorage's brightest will compete in a runoff election to be our next mayor.

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  19. California men face multiple charges after hitting deer in KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A pair of California men face a handful of charges after hitting a deer with a truck in Ketchikan last month, then salvaging it without notifying authorities, Alaska Wildlife Troopers said. In an online dispatch, troopers wrote Jae Kae Roders and Joseph Whitt, both 26, were in a "small red Toyota truck" with California plates when it struck a deer on Third Avenue bypass in Ketchikan, March 1. Instead of reporting the accident, the two loaded the deer into the bed of the truck and drove away, troopers wrote.

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  20. Sealaska to log parcels on Prince of Wales Island, Cleveland PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The regional Native corporation for southeast Alaska will log 3,400 acres of land this year that it received in December through federal legislation. The federal government turned over a total of 70,000 acres of Tongass National Forest to Sealaska Corp., KCAW-radio reported .

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