State calls for appeals against Vallenar Bay timber sale

...sell timber from the Vallenar Bay unit of the Southeast State Forest on Gravina Island are due by May 27.The Ketchikan Daily News reported that the state decided May 4 that the sale was in the best interest of Alaska. The amount of available...
US Senator wants to change federal 'rural' label process

...Murkowski, a Republican, would reinstate the list of rural Alaska communities as it stood prior to 2007, reports the Ketchikan Daily News.In that year, the Federal Subsistence Board's rural determination criteria put Saxman within Ketchikan's...
Alaska Editorial: Word as bond

The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News:That the state of Alaska decided last week to...lawsuit in October, during a debate hosted by the Ketchikan Daily News, Walker the candidate told a Ketchikan crowd that...
Alaska Editorial: A virtuous cycle

The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: Statistics suggest that running a small business isn't easy.Jennifer Clark, a regional advocate with the U.S. Small Business...
Ketchikan lawmakers push for island-wide tobacco tax

...Borough Assembly, unanimously voted Friday to work toward an excise tax on all cigarettes and tobacco products, the Ketchikan Daily News reported.The committee includes City Council Members Dick Coose, Bob Sivertsen and DeAnn Karlson along with...
State health officials confirm case of shellfish poisoning

...a person became sick on the evening of April 24 from a mixture of horse, manilla and butter clams, reports he Ketchikan Daily News reported.The leftover clams showed elevated levels of saxitoxin when tested at the state Department of Environmental...
Southeast news agencies claim awards from Alaska Press Club

...received six, the Capital City Weekly received six and the Chilkat Valley News won six. The Petersburg Pilot, Ketchikan Daily News, KFSK-FM, KRBD-FM, Skagway News and Alaska Robotics News also received awards.With one paid journalist for...
KayHi softball season jeopardized by seashell fragments found in Dudley Field

...The field will get fixed, one way or another," Peura said. "It will get a new surface without shells."? Ketchikan Daily News Sports Editor Joe Sturzl contributed to this report.
Metlakatla student expelled for bringing gun to school

KETCHIKAN - A Metlakatla student has been expelled after bringing a weapon to Leask Middle School, according to school officials.
Baseball Kings top Crimson Bears 1-0, split with Falcons

The Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears fell to Ketchikan 1-0 on Friday night, a day after defeating the Kings 3-0, and Ketchikan split with the Thunder Mountain Falcons on Saturday.


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