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Downtown bridge fishing raises concerns

KETCHIKAN - Ketchikan city leaders have been asked to come up with ideas to address concerns...from the Stedman Street Bridge.Residents who testified before the Ketchikan City Council on Thursday generally agreed that fishing should continue...
Parnell says he's not threatening Ketchikan over school funding

...said she supported "with hesitation."She said she will continue to work to do what she can for her communities.Ketchikan City Mayor Lew Williams said there has been concern about how the Legislature or governor's office might respond to a...
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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...
Alaska Editorial: Ketchikan doesn't need a smoking ban

...establishment.Wally Kubley, owner of the Sourdough Bar, outlawed smoking at his business May 1. This prompted Ketchikan City Councilwoman Marty West to ask whether the community favored an ordinance banning smoking in businesses. Kubley opposes...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Gotta be grateful 38,807, or 6.8 percent, between spring and the week ending Aug. 4 compared to the same period last year, Ketchikan City Manager Karl Amylon noted in a report to the City Council this week.The increase means Ketchikan welcomed 612...


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