Ketchikan Newswire (Page 7)

Ketchikan Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Ketchikan, AK. (Page 7)

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  1. Sen. Sullivan optimistic about Alaska, nation's directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Sen. Dan Sullivan , talks about proposed tax reforms during a roundtable discussion Oct. 11 with business leaders in Ketchikan. Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan is optimistic about the future for Alaska and the nation.

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  2. Ketchikan council OKs contract to plan dock expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Citing the need to be ready when larger cruise ships start entering the Alaska market, the Ketchikan City Council voted unanimously Thursday to start moving forward with plans to expand the downtown dock's Berths 1 and 2. The vote approved a $1.9-million contract with consultants Moffatt and Nichol. That contract will result in a 35-percent design proposal.

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  3. Ketchikan hospital's new CAO happy to be back in a small townRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center's new chief administrator Ed Freysinger has been in town and on the job for about two months. The Michigan native is transitioning from his most recent home in the Portland, Ore., area.

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  4. Talking Trash: In Ketchikan, you can salvage stuff from the landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Artist Halli Kenoyer, left, uses recycled trash to build a set piece for a community theater production. Ketchikan issues permits for locals who want to salvage metal, bowling balls and whatever else they find at the landfill.

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  5. Talking Trash: Follow the garbage Southeast ships southRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Household garbage from Sitka, Ketchikan and three other Southeast Alaska cities ends up in the Roosevelt Regional Landfill in Klickitat County, Washington. When you toss a candy wrapper in the trash, you're sending it on a thousand-mile journey to a Lower 48 landfill.

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  6. Workshop group stresses importance of Southeast Native languagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... teaching some Xaad Kil, or Haida, in the session. She said the elder's story was poignant. Schrack works with the Ketchikan Indian Community. "It's really important to preserve our languages and start using our languages again - it's part of our ...

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  7. City proposal calls for cruise dock expansion by 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A cruise ship is docked at Ketchikan's downtown Berth 2. About 1 million cruise passengers visited Southeast in 2015. City of Ketchikan officials want to move forward with plans to reconfigure the downtown dock for larger cruise ships expected to arrive within the next couple of years.

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  8. Ask Uas presents the zombie apocalypseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Assistant professor Matthew Pawlus will present "Zombies: The Apocalypse Inside Us" Wednesday night at the UAS Ketchikan Campus Library.

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  9. Talking Trash: Ketchikan's salvage permit programRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ketchikan's landfill offers a permit program that allows people to come up to the fill and take anything that strikes their fancy. It saves the City of Ketchikan money, and recycles items that otherwise would take up space in the fill.

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  10. Ketchikan assembly hears update on Gravina Access projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Monday heard an update on the ongoing Gravina Access project, funded through the state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. The presentation focused on town-side terminal improvements.

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  11. Emergency radio kit from Southeast Alaska sent to help Puerto Rico broadcasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | APRN

    ... kit has everything an engineer needs to set up a small radio station in less than a half-hour. Sitka and Ketchikan have similar systems. "This is what's called a Radio to Go," Parker said. "It's a kit with studio components: mast with an antenna, a ...

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  12. Chief Johnson totem pole restoration underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Joseph is undertaking the restoration process. "I'm a Tlingit wood carver, also wood conservator, originally from Ketchikan, Alaska. I now live in Sitka, Alaska. I've been there for 33 years." Joseph has more than 20 years' experience with totem ...

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  13. AK: The mystery behind Ketchikan Ghost ToursRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | KSKA

    Ghost-tour guide Kelli Klees leads a group to some of Ketchikan's haunted spaces. The Star Building on Creek Street, which houses Soho Coho, is home to a reported ghost.

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  14. Sightings of large cat, possibly a cougar, reported near KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mountain lions in Ketchikan? There were a couple of reported sightings recently. But state officials say they'd like more evidence.

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  15. Grand Jury indicts Ketchikan man in Branda murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A Ketchikan Grand Jury on Thursday handed down an indictment of first-degree murder and tampering with evidence against 42-year-old Joshua Kenneth Bliss. Bliss was charged last Friday for allegedly killing 55-year-old Richard Branda on the evening of Oct. 5. According to the complaint filed by the Ketchikan Police Department, Branda was found dead on Water Street the morning of Oct. 6 with a large stab wound in his neck.

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  16. State road striping gets messy in PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Island and it looked like the crews had a hard time driving in a straight line while painting Mitkof Highway. The Ketchikan Daily News reported on complaints there last month, with the mayor of the Ketchikan Gateway borough ending up with yellow ...

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  17. Large cat sightings reported in KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | APRN

    This is NOT a photo of the cat reportedly seen in Ketchikan. This is a mountain lion in the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.

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  18. School board to choose new officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... as a new member. In other matters, Superintendent Robert Boyle reports that the number of students enrolled in the Ketchikan School District has dropped significantly from late August, but remains slightly above the projection. Boyle says there are ...

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  19. Sen. Sullivan says he's hopeful about tax changes, but cautions Trump on tweetsRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2017 | APRN

    ... untries could react by closing their loopholes that benefit the permanent fund. Sullivan will also visit Sitka and Ketchikan this week. He also met with Alaska Airlines executives in Seattle during this trip.

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  20. $250K bail for Ketchikan man charged with first-degree murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | APRN

    A 42-year-old Ketchikan man was arrested and charged Friday with first-degree murder and tampering with evidence for allegedly killing 55-year-old Richard Branda on Thursday evening. Joshua Kenneth Bliss had his first court appearance over the weekend.

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