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3 apply to fill vacant Ketchikan City Council seat

KETCHIKAN - Three people have applied to fill a seat recently vacated on the Ketchikan City Council.The Ketchikan Daily News says the three candidates - Dick Coose, Jacquie Meck and Mickey Robbins - also were candidates to fill...
Downtown bridge fishing raises concerns

...with ideas to address concerns with fishing from the Stedman Street Bridge.Residents who testified before the Ketchikan City Council on Thursday generally agreed that fishing should continue to be allowed in some way. But concerns were raised...
Outside editorial: Man up!

This editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: Ketchikan City Council members and the mayor now have iPads to use on city business. The city has a policy under which employees using city computers...
Ketchikan approves financial analysis of communications utility

KETCHIKAN - The Ketchikan City Council has voted to negotiate a deal with a firm to conduct a financial analysis of the city-owned Ketchikan Public Utilities Telecommunications...
Former Ketchikan hospital faces demolition

...sometime in January. City officials hope it falls as the result of work by a demolition crew, not a collapse.The Ketchikan City Council two weeks ago awarded a $685,300 demolition contract to BAM, LLC, to tear down the building. The Ketchikan...
Medallion caps Ketchikan library art

...only a place for books, but it also houses a collection of public art, new and old.Artist Nathan Jackson and Ketchikan City Council Member Bob Sivertsen unveiled the final commissioned art piece installed in the new library on May 31. A wood...
Ketchikan assembly endorses ferry option

...improved facilities next to the existing ferry terminals. It is the same alternative earlier supported by the Ketchikan City Council, which cited concerns with how the proposed bridges would affect cruise ship traffic.The borough assembly also...
Ketchikan to decide on $95,000 rain gauge

KETCHIKAN - The Ketchikan City Council will consider spending nearly $95,000 Thursday to purchase a decorative rain gauge from two Dutch artists.The Ketchikan Daily...
Call for Ketchikan councilman to step down

KETCHIKAN - There are calls for a new member of the Ketchikan City Council to step down after other members learned he was fired and had his teaching certificate revoked in Washington state after a sexual...
Ketchikan selects $95K decorative rain gauge

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) - It took the mayor to break a tie vote, but the Ketchikan City Council has approved the selection of a decorative rain gauge that will cost nearly $95,000.The city manager will now draw up a contract...


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