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  1. Biomass success stories shared from Galena, Ketchikan, TananaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Airport Manager Mike Carney stands next to the Ketchikan International Airport's new biomass wood-pellet boiler last summer. It's great to talk about biomass as a renewable energy source, but how does it work in real-world situations? During last week's Alaska Wood Energy Conference in Ketchikan, participants heard three "case studies" from communities in Alaska that have invested in biomass.

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  2. Ketchikan seafood processors to see water rate hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Officials in Ketchikan have approved an ordinance that more than doubles water rates for the southeast Alaska city's seafood processors over the next three years. The Ketchikan Daily News reports the City Council approved the ordinance Thursday.

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  3. Middle school athletes hope for permission to travelRead the original story

    Friday Apr 21 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Floyd Dryden Middle School seventh-graders Jake Sleppy, left, Cael Brown, and Blake Plummer in the Floyd Dryden principal's office on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Some Juneau middle school athletes are hoping that a recent change in policy will let them compete outside of Juneau.

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  4. Biomass success stories shared from Galena, Ketchikan and TananaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Airport Manager Mike Carney stands next to the Ketchikan International Airport's new biomass wood-pellet boiler last summer. It's great to talk about biomass as a renewable energy source, but how does it work in real-world situations? During last week's Alaska Wood Energy Conference in Ketchikan, participants heard three "case studies" from communities in Alaska that have invested in biomass.

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  5. Advocates push to move biomass up the menu of renewable energy optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Different wood chips are displayed at the 2017 Alaska Wood Energy Conference at Ketchikan's Ted Ferry Civic Center. Ketchikan hosted the annual Alaska Wood Energy Conference last week, where participants heard about how biomass works in different places, and how to make the technology more known, and eventually less expensive to install and operate.

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  6. State Senate approves Alaska Mental Health land exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Senate Bill 88 , sponsored by Sitka Republican Sen. Bert Stedman, allows a land trade between Alaska Mental Health Trust and the U.S. Forest Service, in which the trust would receive nearly 20,000 acres for timber harvest in exchange for approximately 18,000 acres near several Southeast communities. In a Thursday announcement, Stedman said that through the exchange, the trust would be able to raise revenue for its services, the region's logging industry would have access to a timber supply, and communities would not have logging occur in sensitive areas.

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  7. Long line for first legal cannabis sales in KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Travis Carter gets some cannabis buds out to measure for a customer while Mark Woodward checks an ID on the opening day for Ketchikan's Stoney Moose. Ketchikan's first marijuana retail store opened its doors to customers at about 4:30 p.m. Monday, which was a few days later than originally planned.

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  8. Schlepping bronze, a Ketchikan artist retraces Seward's routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Judith Rubin and her brother, David, show a poster of their statue at a luncheon at the National Press Club. On the anniversary of the treaty with Russia to buy Alaska, a Ketchikan artist went on a mission in Washington, D.C., to find the spot where William Seward signed the Treaty of Cession, exactly 150 years prior.

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  9. Forest Service mishandled timber sales, environmental group saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    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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  10. Ketchikan's first pot shop set to openRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Stoney Moose owners Mark Woodward and Eric Reimer stand in what will be the new pot shop's retail sale area. Ketchikan's first marijuana retail store could open as early as Friday, if a Thursday inspection goes well.

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  11. Police say Ketchikan doctor's death 'suspicious'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 1 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The death of Ketchikan doctor Eric Garcia earlier this week is now considered suspicious after police learned the friend who reported Garcia missing on March 27 allegedly stole money and valuable items from Garcia's home. Garcia was found dead in the upstairs living room area of his home on Summit Avenue on March 27 after his friend, 31-year-old Jordan Joplin of Maple Valley, Wash., called police to say Garcia hadn't been seen for 10 days.

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  12. Petersburg residents ask tough questions on Mental Health land exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Alaska Mental Health Trust owns land on the hillside south of Petersburg, near the top right of this photo. Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Office representatives faced some tough questions about a proposed land exchange between the Trust and the U.S. Forest Service in Petersburg last week.

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

    Mar 23, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    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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  14. Ketchikan museum plans on track, despite director's resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Ketchikan Museums is again without a department director. Lee Gray resigned last week, effective immediately, after about three months on the job.

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  15. Eight Southeast cities target metal junkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Old trucks are parked in the bushes in Wrangell. The Southeast city is one of eight working on a group agreement to collect and barge old vehicles and other scrap metal south for recycling.

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  16. Juneau residents arrested in Ketchikan hotel room for heroin, methRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Two Juneau residents are facing drug charges after police served a search warrant Wednesday at their Ketchikan hotel room and allegedly found heroin and methamphetamine. Bethel and Brown had about 20 grams of heroin and about 12 grams of meth, according to the complaint filed in court by the Ketchikan Police Department.

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  17. Sealaska Heritage Institute picks three young Native artists for projectRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Haida artist Robert Davidson's metal panel "Greatest Echo" adorns the front of the Walter Soboleff Building. Three young Alaska Native artists, including one from Ketchikan and one from Hydaburg, have been chosen to carve cedar house posts that will be cast in bronze and displayed in front of the Walter Soboleff Building in Juneau.

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  18. Tied-up ferry Taku is for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The state ferry Taku is for sale to the highest bidder. The minimum price for the 54-year-old ship is $1.5 million.

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  19. Ask the Energy Desk: What happens when our hydropower sources are frozen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Snow falls on the Governor's mansion in Juneau. The capital city is under a winter storm warming, as of Monday, March 13. Parts of interior Alaska, like Fairbanks, have been seeing record cold temperatures this winter.

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  20. Rep. Ortiz introduces state version of Mental Health land tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    While waiting for federal legislation to expedite a land exchange between the U.S. Forest Service and Alaska Mental Health Trust, state officials are working on a companion bill in the Alaska Legislature. The bill would approve exchanging about 18,000 acres of Mental Health land for about 20,000 acres of Forest Service land.

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