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  1. School Board challenged to improve Native educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Members of the Haida Descendant Dancers sang and danced during Wednesday's Ketchikan School Board meeting at the Saxman Community Center. Wednesday's regular Ketchikan School Board meeting wasn't all business as usual.


  2. Board to meet in Saxman: Venue change for regular meeting is annual eventRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | Ketchikan Daily News

    Board to meet in Saxman: Venue change for regular meeting is annual event


  3. Ketchikan School District student count exceeds budget projectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The New Path Dancers perform before the November 2016 Ketchikan School Board meeting in the Saxman Community Hall. In honor of Native American/Alaska Native Heritage Month, the Ketchikan School Board will hold its November meeting at the Saxman Community Center on Wednesday.


  4. Southeast Alaska Native literacy program expandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... plans to offer family literacy events along with training sessions in Angoon, Craig, Hoonah, Klawock, Petersburg, Saxman, Sitka, Wrangell and Yakutat. "I know we got a lot of responses you know and events would go up on Facebook and people would say ...


  5. Council discusses policy regarding hiring fire fighters, approves revised agreement with PeaceHealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... approved an approximately $118,500 contract with Channel Electric to purchase and install a back-up generator at the Saxman Community Center, and authorized solicitation of competitive bids to replace two Ketchikan Public Utilities vehicles using ...


  6. Borough Assembly candidates discuss issues at chamber forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... the key thing here. I also think we cannot look to the state, and we cannot as an assembly, city council, or City of Saxman, blame the state for our problems." Gadsey says he is committed to programs and support networks in the community. He says ...


  7. Tests show bacteria levels down in Ketchikan coastal watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... levels of enterococci bacteria, which can cause stomach upset and infections. The tested areas are Seaport Beach in Saxman, Rotary Beach - which also is called Bugge's Beach - Thomas Basin, Beacon Hill, south Refuge Cove, Knudson Cove, South Point ...


  8. Code change allows proposed brewery in downtown KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... International Airport's floatplane dock, at a cost of about $450,000. Third is about $380,000 to develop the Saxman Seaport. The resolution also lists policy priorities. The first encourages the state to continue its current structure of sharing ...


  9. Prioritized capital projects list up for Assembly reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The prioritized list will be sent to the Legislature and the governor's office, in hopes of getting state funding. The list has already gone through the Lobbying Executive Committee, but needs to be approved by the assembly, the Ketchikan City Council and the Saxman City Council.


  10. Bridge projects being lined upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... commercial passenger vessel excise tax came as the city's No. 1 priority. The Ketchikan Gateway Borough and City of Saxman develop similar priority lists of projects or issues to address. All three governments then converge as the Lobbying Executive ...


  11. Public offices close for Labor DayRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2017 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... Historical Museum and Totem Heritage Center will be open. The Ketchikan Public Library will be closed. City of Saxman offices will be closed on Monday. The City of Ketchikan landfill will be closed. The Pacific Waste (Tongass Sanitation) office will ...


  12. Travel: Alaskan city born out of salmon industry serves memorable mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Dansville-Genesee Country Expres

    ... examples of the craft. Newer poles, hand-carved by Alaskan native artists, also can be seen just outside town at Saxman Totem Park, Totem Bight State Park and Potlatch Park. And the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, operated by the U.S. Forest ...


  13. First Friday listings for Sept. 1Read the original story

    Aug 30, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    ... win. Artist Jackson Polys (aka Stephen Paul Jackson) will share his work on the Seward shame pole that was raised in Saxman Totem Park in April. Jackson began carving with his father, Tlingit master carver Nathan Jackson, as a child, and has his BA ...


  14. Good roadsRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2017 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... stages include a Water Street trestle replacement; South Tongass Highway improvements between Deermount Street and Saxman, and from Saxman to Shoup Street; and a variety of work related to improving access to Gravina Island. Those projects and ...


  15. DEC: Four Ketchikan coastal areas still test high for bacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... The areas with elevated enterococci bacteria are Rotary Beach, also known as Bugge's Beach; Seaport Beach near Saxman; Thomas Basin boat harbor near Creek Street; and Knudson Cove on the North End. Five other areas tested meet water-quality ...


  16. Ketchikan beaches remain contaminated with fecal bacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... ) Thursday. Officials found high levels of the bacteria last week at several beaches between Clover Pass and Saxman. The bacteria is common in the fecal matter of warm-blooded animals, more so in human feces, according to the National Institutes of ...


  17. Run for officeRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2017 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... with seats available on the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly, Ketchikan School Board, Ketchikan City Council and Saxman City Council. There's still time - through Aug. 25 - for local residents to file the paperwork necessary to become a candidate ...


  18. Area waters still dirty with bacteriaRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2017 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... Those areas include Beacon Hill off North Point Higgins Road, Knudson Cove, Refuge Cove Beach, Seaport Beach near Saxman, South Point Higgins Beach and Sunset Beach at the south end of Mud Bay. She said the department will continue its sampling ...


  19. DEC warns about bacteria in waters off local beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    According to an announcement from the department's Division of Water, recent testing showed high levels of bacteria in the water off Mud Bight, North and South Point Higgins, Refuge Cove, Rotary Beach and Saxman. Contact with water containing the enterococci bacteria can cause various reactions, including stomach upset and infections.


  20. High levels of wastewater bacteria found at Alaska beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Ketchikan Daily News reports officials with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation advised beachgoers last Friday that several beaches between Clover Pass and Saxman have levels of enterococci bacteria "well above" the state's limit.


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