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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...
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...

...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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
State selects $244 million option for Ketchikan bridges

...million higher than the low bridge-high bridge option. Local officials praised the state decision. Ketchikan Gateway Borough Mayor Mike Salazar said the higher bridge over the east channel will allow easier passage of larger cruise ships...


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