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Alaska Editorial: Forest management

This editorial originally appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, made an interesting point about the U.S. Forest Service last week during a congressional hearing on federal timber policy.
Some banks bowing out of dealing with pot business

Commercial marijuana will be legal in Alaska next year, but that doesn't mean doing business will be easy for the budding industry.
Mining reps discuss business in Ketchikan

Ketchikan received a refresher on Alaska's mining industry on Tuesday.
Group eyes roof for Ketchikan skate park

...been caused by wet concrete or frozen concrete."In early December, McCreary and Tulli talked to the Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce about the volunteer group and its plans for the roof.The columns surrounding the park connect to pilings...
Plans underway to restore burned hatchery

KETCHIKAN - The operator of a state-owned salmon hatchery near Petersburg says it is moving forward with plans to rebuild the portion of the facility destroyed by fire in March.
As ship yard goes, so goes Ketchikan

...million on additional spending for local goods and services.Chelsea Goucher, executive director of the Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce, said the study was done for a purely hypothetical situation."(The study) just really illustrates...
New fisheries tech program at Ketchikan

...employment in fisheries and hatcheries throughout Southeast, said instructor Gary Freitag. At a recent Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Freitag, who is also the research and evaluation manager for the Southern Southeast Regional...
State likely to ditch Gravina bridge for ferry

The state's top transportation official said a ferry is the most likely option for improved access between Ketchikan and its airport on Gravina Island.
Public to vote on limits for Ketchikan jewelry stores

Ketchikan voters in October will determine whether the location of future jewelry stores should be limited.
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