Ketchikan Newswire (Page 6)

Ketchikan Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Ketchikan, AK. (Page 6)

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  1. Monday fire damages home on DeermountRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    There were no injuries from a house fire on Deermount Street Monday morning, caused by a resident trying to thaw some frozen pipes. Ketchikan Fire Marshall Chris Grooms said the fire at 331 Deermount was called in at about 9 a.m. Monday.

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  2. Assembly rejects Outside contract for collectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    After hearing some concerns about awarding a contract to a non-local company for the borough's debt collection, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly voted Monday to reject a contract with Professional Credit Services of Vancouver, Washington. Four companies bid on the five-year contract.

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  3. Ketchikan Youth Court swears in 13 new membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Thirteen new members were inducted into the Ketchikan Youth Court on Dec. 1. They range in age from 11 to 17, and each completed eight weeks of training and passed a bar exam, according to Youth Court Executive Director Glenn Brown. They were inducted into Youth Court during a ceremony on Thursday, and were sworn in by Ketchikan Superior Court Judge Trevor Stephens, who also was their instructor during the eight-week training period.

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  4. WISH off probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ketchikan's Women in Safe Homes is no longer on probation. WISH was put on probation in the fall of 2015 after a site visit by State Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault officials found the emergency shelter out of compliance on several regulations.

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  5. Kayhi decathletes take first in four eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Kayhi's Academic Decathlon team completed its first regional meet of the year in Juneau this past weekend. Ketchikan students took first place in four out of the 10 events.

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  6. Alaska USA raises $47,800 for food banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Food Bank, Homer Food Pantry, Southeast Alaska Food Bank in Juneau, and the Salvation Army programs in Bethel and Ketchikan. In 2003, the Alaska USA Foundation was created to support 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that provide needs-based support ...

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  7. Alaska Marine Highway System prepares to sell ferry TakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Ketchikan Daily News reports that Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow says the state has not yet decided how it will dispose of the ferry, but it has received permission from the Federal Highway Administration to sell the vessel. Woodrow says next the ship will be offered to other state agencies and municipalities before it is considered for public sale.

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

    Dec 2, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan Marine Industry Council supports growth and expansion of Ketchikan's marine economy. Doug Ward gave an update on KMIC at Wednesday's Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

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  9. Opportunities continue for maritime industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan Marine Industry Council supports growth and expansion of Ketchikan's marine economy. Doug Ward, Director of Shipyard Development at Vigor Industrial, is one of the group's founders.

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  10. Grant to help borough transit replace aging fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan Gateway Borough is getting about $1.3 million worth of new buses for public transit, at a local cost of about $11,000. The Borough Assembly on Monday will vote on appropriating two grants - one federal and one state - to purchase two paratransit buses, three 35-foot buses and a replacement engine for an older bus.

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  11. Longer Is Better: 'Great Big Stor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | MediaPost

    ... it. The race is 750 miles long, from Washington State, past the entire coast of British Columbia and ending in Ketchikan, Alaska, through frigid, lonely waters, so far from anything that help from the Coast Guard, we're told, is at least a half day ...

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  12. Ferry riders on Southeast route to see new ticket policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... the way back. The Lituya, which is the ferry system's only one-route ship, takes passengers between Metlakatla and Ketchikan, CoastAlaska News reported ( http://bit.ly/2gsmkCm ). "This seemed like a good solution because, when you're driving in the ...

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  13. Council OKs two retail pot license applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan City Council agreed in a split vote Thursday to not protest two marijuana retail stores in the downtown area. The Council reviews marijuana business license applications that have been submitted to the Alaska Marijuana Control Board for stores within city limits.

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  14. Ketchikan Senior Services to relocate to Saxman Senior CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A lease agreement was signed with the Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority on Nov. 18. Programs will move from the Water Street building to the Saxman Senior Center in mid-December. "We had an opportunity to move to a brand-new, accessible facility with ample parking, and also to join in a partnership with the Organized Village of Saxman to provide additional funding for senior services," said Marianne Mills, program director for Southeast Senior Services.

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  15. Ferry Lituya to get new payment systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The ferry Lituya loads vehicles onto its car deck at the Ketchikan Ferry Terminal before sailing to Metlakatla. "You pay round trip when you're going one direction and then it's a free trip going the other direction," he said.

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  16. The Banff Sulfur Mountain GondolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | New Mobility

    ... when he and his brother successfully thwarted Murphy (and his law) after I got my chair soaking wet and it quit in Ketchikan, Alaska. He is definitely a handy guy to have around, and he adds a huge element of safety to these adventures (I may even ...

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  17. Shopping and eating in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ketchikan resident Sabra Simmonds spent the past two years living and working in Afghanistan. At a recent presentation, she spoke about what Afghanistan is really like - the political climate, the people, and day-to-day life - experiences beyond what you might see on television.

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  18. Ferry changing payment system for Southeast routeRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The ferry Lituya loads vehicles onto its car deck at the Ketchikan Ferry Terminal before sailing to Metlakatla. "You pay round trip when you're going one direction and then it's a free trip going the other direction," he said.

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  19. Council to consider pot license applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan City Council on Thursday night will consider two license applications for marijuana retail stores. One is The Stoney Moose located at 127 Stedman Street.

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  20. Ketchikan Senior Services relocatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ketchikan Senior Services is moving to a new location. On November 18th, a lease agreement was signed with the Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority.

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