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Retirement board challenges inaction on pension debt force the issue and speed up paying off the debt.Trustee Martin Pihl, a Ketchikan civic leader and retired Ketchikan Pulp Co. general manager, urged the board to change how it calculates the state's annual contribution to the Public Employee...
Alaska editorial: Bears considering be fleshed out. But if the number of bear sightings increases in future years, we'll need more solutions.Ketchikan Pulp Co. used to assist in the transport of nuisance bears out of the community and back into the wild. That helped for...
Juneau projects are scarce in state spending bill to the Ketchikan Gateway Borough for Ward Cove redevelopment. The money could be used on renovations to the Ketchikan Pulp Co. administration building at Ward Cove, where the Alaska Marine Highway System will move as early as this summer...
Flying above the forests

...forest with dollar signs in their eyes. Cruise ship revenue in Ketchikan has more than doubled since 1997, when the Ketchikan Pulp Co., once the community's largest employer, shut down its mill and laid off more than 500 workers. Ketchikan economist...
Alaska Digest

...the land in 2002 and 2003 after Gateway Forest Products went bankrupt. The parcels originally were owned by the Ketchikan Pulp Co. Designated driver dies in accident FAIRBANKS - An Army medic acting as a designated driver for friends heading...
Tongass in best shape ever Tongass in best shape ever

...had built a few lean-to shelters and picnic shelters near major towns. Then in 1952 loggers began cutting for Ketchikan Pulp Co.'s Ward Cove pulp mill, and six years later for Alaska Pulp Co.'s Sitka mill. APC restarted the Wrangell...
Few ferry workers move to Ketchikan fighting to stop it," he said. He said the 50-year-old building at Ward Cove, formerly serving as the Ketchikan Pulp Co. administration building, should be completely renovated by the Sept. 1 move-in date. Mark O'Brien, with...
Troubling signs from the state ferry system of his old town; Ketchikan's economy was, after all, essentially decimated by the closing of the former Ketchikan Pulp Co. mill several years ago. Many of us do, however, blame Murkowski for making a bad decision for the wrong reasons...
Where a logging ban and local hopes collide

...we're through." His father built roads for Ketchikan Pulp Co. in the 1950s, when the federal government offered...halibut, berries, mussels, crabs and seaweed. Since Ketchikan Pulp Co. closed its sawmill on Annette Island in 1999, the...
Alaska Digest

...Cove cleanup is working KETCHIKAN - A review by a federal agency has found that the cleanup of Ward Cove after the Ketchikan Pulp Co. shut down in 1997 is working. Environmental conditions have improved in many parts of the cove where the cleanup...


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