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  1. Council moves forward with rate hikes for processorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    It appears Ketchikan seafood processors will be paying more for water - 35 percent more a year for three years - following a Thursday vote by the Ketchikan City Council. The ordinance raising rates for that industry passed in first reading by a 5-1 margin.

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  2. Agencies collaborate on Forestry Training AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    In late March, 13 men and women attended a forestry training academy on Prince of Wales Island. The goal of the academy is to put local people in local jobs, and to gather data about area timber stands.

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  3. Group says Forest Service mishandled timber salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility cites internal Forest Service documents in its critique of Tongass management. The national forest includes most of Southeast Alaska.

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  4. City Council to vote on big water-rate hike for processorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    An ordinance that would raise water rates for seafood processors by 35 percent annually over the next three years is in front of the Ketchikan City Council on Thursday. The three processors in the city are EC Phillips, Trident Seafoods and Alaska General Seafoods.

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  5. UAS Ketchikan ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Shellie Tabb and Barbara Morgan talk about the next ASK UAS program - "Common Edible Seaweeds and Intertidal Beach Foods" with professor Dolly Garza.

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  6. Choosing respectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Hailey Beard of Ketchikan Indian Community and Arica Paquette of Women in Safe Homes discuss statistics, prevention efforts, and events planned for this month.

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  7. What will proposed borough budget cuts mean to the public?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan Gateway Borough is cutting a little under 5 percent from its general fund budget to reduce what was predicted to be a $1 million deficit. What does that mean, though, for services to the community? Two positions in finance and planning that are empty now will not be filled.

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  8. Program targets potentially damaging invasive crabRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Alaska is known for its seafood, and crab is high on the list of popular delicacies from the 49th state. We've got several different kinds of king crabs, along with snow, Tanner and Dungeness.

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  9. Women of Science event promotes STEM learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A Women of Science event on Saturday offers local girls the opportunity to learn a little bit about science topics through fun, informative workshops. The all-day event at the University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus focuses on aspects of STEM - science, technology, engineering and math - with presenters from each area leading workshops.

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  10. Grand Jury indictmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A Ketchikan Grand Jury handed down indictments Thursday on a drug bust and a separate felony assault case from earlier this month.

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  11. Inter-Island Ferry attracts more passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Inter-Island Ferry Authority ship Stikine sails to its Ketchikan terminal in 2008. It and its sister ship, the Prince of Wales, are carrying more passengers following a drop in ridership.

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  12. Board, superintendent debate tenured contract renewalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Tenured-teacher contract renewal usually is a routine item that the Ketchikan School Board approves each year without a lot of discussion. On Wednesday though, it turned into a lengthy, contentious debate before the list of contracts eventually was approved.

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  13. Mental Health TLO recruiting support for land exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Office representatives hope to recruit local governments and individual residents to continue pushing state and federal lawmakers to approve a pending land exchange. The exchange has been in the works for about a decade.

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  14. Homeless day shelter provides safety, security and dignityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A homeless day shelter opened in Ketchikan in 2009. Since that time, services have expanded, but the mission hasn't changed - to provide a safe, warm place for anyone in need, whether homeless or not.

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  15. Museum plans on track, despite director's resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The City of Ketchikan is again without a Museums Department director. After about three months on the job, Lee Gray resigned last week, effective immediately.

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  16. School Board to talk budget, possible funding cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The draft budget shows some activities funding and a maintenance electrician below the "red line," which is where next year's expected funding ends. Other items that are low on the priority list and therefore would be the first to be cut if funding drops further are a half-time custodian position, the district's wellness program, and the one-to-one program at Schoenbar Middle School.

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  17. Ketchikan Assembly OKs rollback of public notice requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    An ordinance that would reduce the borough's public notice requirements was unanimously approved in first reading by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Monday, but members stopped short of also approving a list of proposed cuts to ads published in the local newspaper. Ketchikan borough code currently requires more published public notices than required by state law.

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  18. Alaska Hummingbird Festival set to start in early AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    April marks the start of the Alaska Hummingbird Festival in Ketchikan. The annual event celebrates the return of Rufous hummingbirds to the Tongass National Forest, along with many other birds that arrive in Southeast Alaska each spring.

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  19. Ketchikan City Council nixes purchase of muralRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    During its regular meeting Thursday, the Ketchikan City Council rejected a proposal to share the cost of a mural of Ketchikan created last year for a Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council exhibit. The idea first was floated at the city-borough cooperative relations committee.

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  20. Ketchikan welcomes new USCG Cutter John McCormickRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The new U.S. Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick arrives in Ketchikan March 17 after 40 days at sea. The new U.S. Coast Guard cutter John McCormick arrived in Ketchikan Friday morning after a 40-day journey from Florida.

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