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Sitka mayor loses to challenger

...and the Ketchikan Gateway Borough will have new mayors soon. Incumbent Sitka Mayor Valorie Nelson trailed challenger Fred Reeder by 141 votes after Tuesday's city election. However, 313 absentee and questioned ballots are still to be counted...
Alaska welcome

...gathered in their hometown of Sitka to greet him. A luncheon was held in his honor, at which time Sitka's Mayor Fred Reeder proclaimed it Lucas Goddard Day. Goddard will travel to Juneau later this week to visit family and friends, and will...
Tourist industry balks at bigger marketing contribution

...go from paying $2.7 million to $9.3 million I just laughed. They just don't have that kind of money," said Fred Reeder, a former Sitka mayor who works in the tourist industry there. But some legislators are saying they are the ones who...
DOT to base fast ferry in Juneau

...the state $5 million annually in operating costs and as much as $2 million in one-time capital costs. Sitka Mayor Fred Reeder acknowledged that the Alaska Marine Highway System, as well as the rest of state government, is facing tough financial...
ATIA picks new board members

...Alaska Tourism Corporation, Tim McDonell of TEMSCO Helicopters, Bonnie Quill of Mat-Su Convention & Visitors Bureau, Fred Reeder of Cruise Line Agencies of Alaska, Scott Reisland of Denali Grizzly Bear Resort, and Catherine Schultz of Sophie's...
DOT considers employing fast ferry in Lynn Canal

...communities instead of up Lynn Canal. "Servicing a city like Sitka makes good economic sense," said Sitka Mayor Fred Reeder. "It creates jobs and it's good for the ferry system. If you take a smaller community ... and give them three...
State economists predict Southeast job losses

...seeing consumer confidence come up a bit, and that's important when vacation decisions are being made," she said. Fred Reeder, with Cruise Line Agencies of Alaska, said cruise ship traffic to Alaska, most of which comes to Juneau, will be...
Republicans ask Miller to explain his background

...Rep. Jay Ramras, R-Fairbanks, both of whom recently ran for statewide office as Republicans. Former Sitka Mayor Fred Reeder, who is not supporting fellow former Sitka Mayor Scott McAdams but has instead endorsed Murkowski, said he was speaking...
Slashed ferry fund nettles SE's mayors

...start in May 2005. The decision to cut funding temporarily for the other high-speed ferries has concerned Sitka Mayor Fred Reeder. "We're worried that they will not place that fast ferry in Sitka," Reeder said. If the state doesn't build...
Marine highway schedule hangs on fast-ferry decision

...service to Sitka and nearby villages as a cost-saving measure if the Fairweather is home-ported there. Sitka Mayor Fred Reeder said then that ridership would increase between Sitka and Juneau if the fast ferry services the two communities as originally...


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