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  1. Ketchikan tomcat adopts litter of abandoned kittensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Henry with his litter of three-week old kittens. They've been named Jan, Marcia, Cindy, Greg, Peter and Bobby.

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  2. Users of nation's largest forest urged to fire wiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Officials with the nation's largest forest are warning people to be cautious with fire for the next few days. The warm temperatures and dry conditions, combined with possible high winds, have prompted the warning about increased risk of wildfires in the Tongass National Forest in southeast Alaska.

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  3. US Senator wants to change federal 'rural' label processRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A U.S. senator for Alaska has introduced legislation that would reverse a 2007 federal decision designating Saxman a nonrural community, making residents ineligible for subsistence hunting and fishing on federal land. The Ketchikan Daily News reports that a bill from Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a Republican, would reinstate the list of rural Alaska communities as it stood prior to 2007.

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  4. Budget cuts sideline Taku ferry July through SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A Petersburg fishing boat passes the ferry Taku near the entrance of Wrangell Narrows in August, 2013. Budget cuts will take the ship out of service from July through September.

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  5. Tongass committee OKs transition reccomendationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    On the last day of a three-day meeting in Ketchikan, the Tongass Advisory Committee on Friday unanimously approved a document detailing its recommendations to the U.S. Forest Service for how best to move forward with a transition to second-growth timber. After a morning spent wordsmithing and getting some new language ready to insert into the document, Tongass Advisory Committee members agreed they had reached their goal.

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  6. Ketchikan family erects 40-foot cross along ocean beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A Ketchikan man says his family erected a giant white cross along a Ward Cove beach as a "thank-you note to God." The Ketchikan Daily News reports the Spokely family with help from church members erected the 40-foot aluminum cross Saturday just above the tideline on family property on the cove's north shore.

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  7. Doubt, skepticism follow committee's Tongass management proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Tongass Advisory Committee has been working for almost a year on a set of recommendations to help the U.S. Forest Service transition to second-growth timber. At a meeting Wednesday in Ketchikan, members said they are confident their recommendations would lead to success, but they aren't confident that the Forest Service will take those recommendations to heart.

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  8. Troubled youth receive guidance, second chances in Anchorage programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Research shows that kids who age out of the foster care system are less likely to finish high school, find jobs, or go to college. But one organization in Anchorage is trying to change the outcome for former foster kids and other young adults who need to learn the skills to live independently.

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  9. Rick Caulfield to take the reins of UAS on June 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    On the first of June, the University of Alaska Southeast will have a new chancellor. Rick Caulfield will replace outgoing chancellor John Pugh, who announced his retirement last October.

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  10. Floatplane capsizes in Ketchikan; all evacuated safelyRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Ketchikan Daily News reports the Alaska Seaplane Tours floatplane was returning from a tour late Monday morning and struck something as it landed in Tongass Narrows. Ketchikan Police Department Sgt.

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  11. Tongass committee could vote on timber recommendationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Tongass Advisory Committee will kick off a three-day meeting in Ketchikan Wednesday morning, and on the agenda is the potential adoption of recommendations to the U.S. Forest Service. The TAC was formed last summer after Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack ordered Tongass National Forest officials to come up with a plan to transition from old-growth to second-growth timber harvest over the next 10 to 15 years.

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  12. Aleutian community braces for tourist seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    About a thousand people are expected to disembark from the 781-foot Crystal Symphony cruise ship in Unalaska this weekend - the most the town has ever seen. Unalaska will get a big population boost this weekend, with the first cruise ship of what's shaping up to be a busy summer.

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  13. Ferry Chenega's return to service delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The ferry Chenega undergoes repairs at the Ketchikan Shipyard in 2014. It's back for an overhaul, which is taking longer than planned.

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  14. Forestry jobs lost but Haines may retain part of officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Two forester jobs in Haines and two in Ketchikan are wiped out in the state budget approved by the legislature earlier this week. Gov. Bill Walker's proposed changes to that budget would add some money back into the Department of Natural Resources, but they wouldn't bring back Southeast forester jobs.

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  15. Epidemiologists confirm first case of PSP in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The case originated with recreationally harvested clams on a private beach near Ketchikan. The victim had typical, but not severe, symptoms within half an hour of eating the clams on April 24. Paralytic shellfish poisoning is considered a public health emergency.

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  16. Record cruise ship season starts Sunday in UnalaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    About a thousand people are expected to disembark from the 781-foot Crystal Symphony cruise ship in Unalaska this weekend - the most the town has ever seen. Unalaska will get a big population boost this weekend, with the first cruise ship of what's shaping up to be a busy summer.

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  17. Businesses, schools partner on maritime job skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    In coastal communities throughout Alaska, several organizations are working together to prepare more Alaskans for jobs in the maritime industry. Students in Homer, Ketchikan and other towns are getting hands-on experience with the skills needed to get a maritime job, while a working group that includes several state agencies, the University of Alaska and other training and industry groups is working to implement the Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan.

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  18. Ketchikan-area lawmakers push for island-wide tobacco taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Committee did not designate an amount for the tax, which would be a per-pack fee on cigarettes and a percentage of total cost applied to tobacco products. The taxes would be paid by distributors, but typically shift to consumers through price increases.

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  19. Additional motions filed in education funding lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Ketchikan Gateway Borough today appealed an earlier motion that would allow the Association of Alaska School Boards , the Alaska Council of School Administrators and the Alaska Superintendents Association to join the ongoing education funding lawsuit as friends of the court in support of the State of Alaska. If granted, the groups would file a brief supporting the State's claims.

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  20. Take steps to avoid bear problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Bears are coming out of hibernation, and it's time to take action before they become problems in the neighborhood. Boyd Porter is the Ketchikan Area Wildlife Biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game .

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