Ketchikan Newswire (Page 6)

Ketchikan Newswire (Page 6)

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

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  1. City Council to vote on community agency grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The City of Ketchikan's community grants committee is asking for about $20,000 more to distribute, after increasing grant awards this year for most of the organizations - one by $17,000. When the 2017 city and Ketchikan Public Utilities budgets were adopted late last year, the Council appropriated about $380,000 for community agency grants.

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  2. Minor injuries in 2-car accident TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Two people were treated for minor injuries following a two-vehicle accident at about 6 p.m. Tuesday on North Tongass Highway. According to the online Alaska State Troopers dispatch report, the accident took place at the intersection of North Tongass and Pond Reef Road.

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  3. UAS Ketchikan ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Recently retired Dr. David Johnson was honored during this weekend's Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet, as was Trident Seafoods founder Chuck Bundrant. Other local businesses and individuals also were honored for their contributions to the community.

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  4. Chamber bestows six community awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Recently retired Dr. David Johnson was honored during this weekend's Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet, as was Trident Seafoods founder Chuck Bundrant. Chuck Bundrant celebrated his birthday in Ketchikan, surrounded by his family and a crowd of local residents who turned out for the Chamber of Commerce's annual awards banquet.

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  5. Gov. Walker visits First City for Chamber eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Gov. Bill Walker was in Ketchikan on Saturday to attend the annual Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce awards banquet. Before the event, he sat down with local media for a few minutes to talk about current issues facing the state.

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  6. Troopers arrest man wanted in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A 46-year-old Washington State man wanted on a warrant for escaping custody was arrested in Ketchikan on Saturday. According to the online Alaska State Troopers dispatch report, troopers stopped a vehicle for a moving violation at about 9 p.m. Saturday on Revilla Road, and when they started talking with the driver, the passenger jumped out of the vehicle and fled into the forest.

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  7. Mayor talks about port plans, DOT street workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    City of Ketchikan Mayor Lew Williams III gives what he says is his last "state of the city" presentation to the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce. In what he said will be his last "state of the city" address to the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Lew Williams III vowed to be less grumpy.

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  8. Ketchikan Museums seek input for exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Tongass Historical Museum is under renovation, and a new, permanent exhibit will be revealed in spring of 2018. The Ketchikan Museum Department is seeking input on what community members would like to see in their new museum.

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  9. Bills to benefit Ketchikan moving forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A Thursday announcement from the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, which Murkowski chairs, states that the just-introduced Senate Bill 215 would authorize a 10-year continuation of a hydroelectric license for the Mahoney Lake Hydro Project. That project first was identified in the 1990s.

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  10. Vehicle break-ins reported in KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    "You usually have somebody from teenagers to young adults that are going along the avenues during the evening, during darkness, trying doors," he said. "The best thing you can do is lock your door."

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  11. "World's Strongest Man" seeks to motivate othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The World's Strongest Man was in Ketchikan last week. Bill Kazmaier speaks about his life, years of competition, and desire to help others achieve their goals.

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  12. City Council to discuss port improvement ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan City Council has scheduled a special meeting Thursday to talk about plans to improve the city's downtown port. The total cost of those improvements is estimated at up to $73 million over the course of the multi-phase, long-term project.

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  13. Meet Ketchikan's new library directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ketchikan's new library director, Pat Tully, has been on the job since early January. She most recently was assistant director for the Russell Library in Middletown, Connecticut, and previously was the university librarian at Wesleyan University in Middletown.

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  14. Enrollment period for Health Insurance Marketplace openRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Andrea Thomas of SEARHC and Jessie Menkens of the Alaska Primary Care Association speak efforts to get uninsured Alaskans signed up before the enrollment deadline on January 31st.

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  15. Discussion about end-of-life decisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ketchikan Volunteer Hospice Coordinator Tyler Pitts and volunteers Licha Kelley-King and Marzette Ellis speak about hospice, end-of-life decisions, and a screening of the film "Being Mortal" scheduled for January 27th.

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  16. District 36 GOP chair attends inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ketchikan resident Trevor Shaw and his wife were able to attend Donald Trump's inauguration. Pictured are tickets to the big event.

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  17. More than 200 at Ketchikan Women's MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    About 220 women, men and children - and about a dozen dogs - showed up at Ketchikan's downtown dock on a cold, bright morning Saturday to demonstrate for women's rights. It was part of a worldwide demonstration in response to the inauguration Friday of President Donald Trump.

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  18. 5 students awarded Sam Pitcher scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    According to an announcement from Karen Pitcher, the students are seventh-grader Sarah Short, eighth-grader Abbigail Gaugler, 10th-graders Ezrie Anderson and Karri Montero, and 11th-grader Terran Stack. According to the announcement, Sarah Short wants to to improve her varied music skills and take an art class.

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  19. Coalition awarded grant to prevent depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Emily Chapel of the coalition's Behavioral Health Task Force spoke Thursday to the Ketchikan City Council about the grant, and the task force's research leading up to receiving that funding. "We were tasked with a job of identifying the largest behavioral health needs in Ketchikan, and the ones we could do something about," she said.

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  20. Council votes no on Wearable Art shuttleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The proposed shuttle, which the city funded last year, would have brought audience members from the Centennial Lot in the downtown area up to the Ted Ferry Civic Center. The shuttle would have cost the city about $1,350 for all three nights.

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