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Independent committee expected to look at veneer mill dealings

KETCHIKAN - Ketchikan Gateway Borough Mayor Jack Shay plans to go along with the Borough's Assembly on an investigation of the borough's dealings with bankrupt Gateway...
Veneer plant jobs suspect

...don't expect to see long lines at our real estate offices or the new car dealerships any time soon. Our Ketchikan Gateway Borough mayor was quoted in the article as saying opening the former Gateway Forest products veneer mill is "good for the Ketchikan...

...22 million in federal money toward engineering, environmental review and other preliminary work. Ketchikan Gateway Borough Mayor Mike Salazar disagrees that the project is a waste of money. "Ketchikan can't even get to the airport without...
Celebration location still up in the air

...housing and facilities available for so many people in June," Dapcevich said. Michael B. Salazar, Ketchikan Gateway Borough mayor, said he is still waiting for the Ketchikan Visitors Bureau and local chamber of commerce to figure out whether...
SE mayors oppose legislative move

...commerce, mayors said. "I've got my Wal-Mart, but I've got to have my Costco, too," said Ketchikan Gateway Borough Mayor Jack Shay. Ketchikan recently added a Wal-Mart to its shopping options. Juneau Mayor Sally Smith told her peers...
Williams retires

...the Legislature's two budget-writing panels, in 1999 and became co-chairman two years later. Ketchikan Gateway Borough Mayor Mike Salazar credits Williams with funneling millions in projects to the Ketchikan area including continued state...
WEIO considers move to Anchorage

...heyday decades ago. "We need to rebuild our event to back to where it used to be," Pickett said. Fairbanks Gateway Borough Mayor Jim Whitaker said that he will have a meeting this week with WEIO board members to discuss what the borough can...
Palin urges revenue sharing

...he said. Palin said this year, when the state has the money, is the time to cover the basics. Ketchikan Gateway Borough Mayor Joe Williams, who also serves as mayor of the city of Saxman, said he was concerned the Legislature may deal...
Around the state

...this month, didn't have the proper public notice. Ketchikan mayor returns after surgery KETCHIKAN - Ketchikan Gateway Borough Mayor Jack Shay is back home after undergoing heart surgery in Seattle. Shay was released Friday from the Swedish Heart...
State studying ways to link Ketchikan, Gravina Island

...housing as the region hopes to capitalize on a local shipyard expansion and potential mine projects, Ketchikan Gateway Borough Mayor Dave Kiffer said."As time goes on those opportunities go elsewhere and we become more and more dependent upon...


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