Ketchikan Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Could Whale Pass become Alaska's newest city?Read the original story

    Apr 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Residents of the community of Whale Pass on northern Prince of Wales Island are hoping to become Alaska's newest city. The Ketchikan Daily News reports that the state Local Boundary Commission of Friday released its review of the petition to make Whale Pass a second-class city.

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  2. Police: Man dumped green dye into Ketchikan Creek as prankRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Authorities say the green water flowing in the Ketchikan Creek that caused some panic and drew a response from multiple agencies was the result of a prank. The Ketchikan Daily News reports that officials have determined dye dumped into the water on Wednesday was non-toxic.

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  3. A 100-foot-wide water line to California? Juneau entrepreneur says it'll be a moneymakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Juneau entrepreneur is asking the state to approve his plan to collect fresh water south of Ketchikan and transport it to drought-stricken California. Steven Bowhay's application to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, which he filed four years ago, has gone through two public comment periods.

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  4. Lawsuit challenges road projects in Southeast AlaskaRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Several environmental and conservation groups have filed a lawsuit challenging the decisions of two federal agencies regarding road projects on Revillagigedo Island in southeast Alaska. The Ketchikan Daily News reports that the groups are seeking an injunction for the Forest Service's approval of a right-of-way easement for the state to build a 1-mile road across National Forest System land.

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  5. Ketchikan committee approves new rules for pot transportRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The committee voted in favor of the changes Friday that will be reviewed by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly, The Ketchikan Daily News reported . The committee's proposed rules would require a plan for pot product testing that does not "rely on transportation of testing samples by mail or common carrier unless such transportation is permitted under federal law."

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  6. Audit says some Alaska towns need to track cruise ship passenger taxes betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Some Alaska communities have spent money raised from a cruise ship passenger tax without proper documentation to show it was used in accordance with state law. The tax, called the commercial passenger vessel excise tax, adds $34.50 per passenger, per voyage, for cruises lasting longer than 72 hours in Alaska's waters.

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  7. Former candidates seek audit of Metlakatla electionRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The plaintiffs in a federal civil rights complaint against the Metlakatla Indian Community and its officials are seeking an audit of the community's general election in November. Jim Scudero and Michele Gunyah, who were both losing candidates in the election, filed their complaint April 1 in U.S. District Court in Ketchikan.

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  8. Survivor still critical as wreckage recovery begins in Alaska plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sitka Mountain Rescue members took these photos during the rescue of 21-year-old Morgan Enright from a plane crash that killed three Wrangell men on Admiralty Island on Friday, April 8, 2016. Enright was listed in critical condition at a Seattle hospital Sunday.

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  9. Three dead in plane crash near JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Three people died in the crash of a single-engine plane on Admiralty Island south of Juneau on Friday, according to Lance Ewers, a captain at Sitka Mountain Rescue. The only survivor, whom Alaska State Troopers identified as 21-year-old Morgan Enright of Ketchikan, was being flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for treatment, according to a spokesman at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau, where she was originally taken.

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  10. What's next after Alaska cancels its federally mandated standardized testRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A series of setbacks have marked the short history of Alaska's newest, computer-based statewide standardized test, culminating last Friday when the state's interim education commissioner canceled the exam altogether , citing technical problems she said sent schools into an uproar. But the decision to ditch the exam means the state now must answer to the federal government, which requires states to administer an annual test to students in grades 3 through 8, and once in high school.

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  11. Ketchikan pot committee to deal with issue of water and air transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Officials who shaped marijuana policy in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough last year are meeting again to tackle issues relating to the transportation of pot. Ketchikan's Marijuana Advisory Committee will meet to discuss whether local policy should change as a result of state and federal differences over air and water travel, the Ketchikan Daily News reported.

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  12. The temperature just hit 71 degrees. In Alaska. In March.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The temperature measured at Klawock Airport in Southeast Alaska hit 71 degrees, which University of Alaska Fairbanks climate researcher Brian Brettschneider said is a record high for the state for the month of March, in any year on record. Brettschneider said the previous March record-high temperature in Alaska was 69 degrees, recorded in Ketchikan on March 28, 1915.

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  13. Supreme Court won't hear Alaska's challenge to Forest Service 'roadless rule'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a case brought by the state of Alaska over the so-called Forest Service "roadless rule," ending a major long-running court battle over the state's attempts to be exempt from the logging regulation. The state had asked the Supreme Court to consider reversing a lower-court decision that tossed Alaska's "exemption" from a regulation barring road-building in protected forest areas.

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  14. Brothers plan Alaska to Mexico paddleboard adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Ketchikan Daily News reports that Casey and Ryan Higginbotham set off from Ketchikan on Friday on two 18-foot paddleboards with the goal of hand paddling 100-miles to Prince Rupert. The brothers intend to spend the next five months making the 2,200-mile journey.

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