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State calls for appeals against Vallenar Bay timber sale

...available timber is approximately 12 million board feet.The project area is about five miles west of the Ketchikan International Airport.According to the Division of Forestry the project will establish access to the Vallenar Bay area from the...
Ketchikan's airport named to top 10 most thrilling

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) - A national newspaper has included Ketchikan International Airport in the list of the world's 10 most thrilling airports for scary landings.USA Today published the list of harrowing airports...
Ketchikan assembly endorses ferry option

...proposed six "build" alternatives to improve access between Ketchikan and Gravina Island, which is where the Ketchikan International Airport is located. There are two bridge and four ferry options, plus a no-action alternative.Assembly Member...
Ketchikan seeks float house removals

...damage to the structures.According to the borough, Holston, who owns a local tour business, contacted Ketchikan International Airport Manager Mike Carney on July 13 to ask permission to moor the houses at the pilings."He did contact the...
Ketchikan airport getting a facelift

KETCHIKAN - Work on the first floor segment of a facelift of the Ketchikan International Airport terminal is nearing completion, said airport business manager Lance Mertz. The airport renovation started about six months ago...
This Day in History

...Project near Juneau was completed. A dam to raise the level of the lake remained to be built. In 1972, the Ketchikan International Airport was officially dedicated. Including a 7,500 -foot runway, the costs topped $12 million. In the nation...
Alaska Digest

...scheduled for January. Ketchikan airport closed for six hours KETCHIKAN - Threats caused authorities to close Ketchikan International Airport for more than six hours. The airport reopened Thursday afternoon when law enforcement officers declared...
State Briefs

...identified, was taken off the airplane by two police officers but was not arrested, said officials at the Ketchikan International Airport. The incident happened Dec. 3 as Flight 67 was preparing to leave Ketchikan for Juneau. Alaska Airlines...
Ketchikan precipitation nears record

...year's rainfall is inching toward the record books. As of early Tuesday, the Flight Service Station at Ketchikan International Airport had measured 192.95 inches of precipitation for the year. The record - at least as far as most residents...
Conference committee cobbles together operating budget

...committee.In another compromise, half of the Senate version's $204,000 increment for deicing chemicals at Ketchikan International Airport was accepted by the conference committee.The conference committee agreed to the Senate version on funding...


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