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Ketchikan store manager: economy was 'one factor'

...down Skinner Sales and Services dealerships in Ketchikan Friday, putting about 20 people out of work. Skinner's Ketchikan store manager Mark Flora said Friday that the shutdown was not part of national dealership closures related to restructuring...
Store owners appeal Ketchikan's 'Fiddler' monument decision

KETCHIKAN - The owners of a Ketchikan store hope a Superior Court judge will let them keep a wooden "Fiddler on the Roof" sculpture atop their business. An appeal filed...
Blockbuster closures won't impact Juneau

...Border Entertainment's peak, it had 16 stores in Alaska. One Anchorage location has since closed, as well as the Ketchikan store, Payne said. A few months ago, the Kodiak store closed when it was found to be no longer profitable, he said...
Ketchikan music store closes

After more than a decade in business, the doors to a downtown Ketchikan store closed quietly but firmly last week. "I definitely had a tear in my eye when I locked the door for the last time," Physical...
Skinner closes Southeast stores

...some Thursday. Skinner's Ketchikan and Sitka dealerships closed Friday as well. More than 20 people worked at the Ketchikan store, but the Sitka store wasn't staffed. Reached for comment around noon Friday, owner Robert Skinner said he was...
Kodiak's Wal-Mart stings local retailers

...Ketchikan Daily News. Wal-Mart recently confirmed it is planning to open a store in Ketchikan in spring 2001. The Ketchikan store will be about the same size as the 67,000-square-foot Kodiak store, the company said. The two island communities...
Alaska Digest

...6,900, Schmidt wrote. Police later seized the rug. The store owner told police there was a second rug in the Ketchikan store. It was priced at $3,500 and seized by an officer there. In August, police learned from Alaska Fish and Game...
Pros and cons for Ketchikan with Wal-Mart

...three-quarters of Wal-Mart store employees work full-time, defined by the company as at least 34 hours a week. The Ketchikan store donated $10,000 to local schools to support travel for athletic teams, he added. Berger said he knows there are...
Locals lament A&P's coming demise in this area," Henry said.McDonald has worked with A&P for 19 years. She moved to Alaska to manage the Ketchikan store."So I will return to Ketchikan," McDonald said.A&P is owned by Williams Inc. of Ketchikan.What will happen...
Juneau's top stories in 2009

...go belly-up, shutting its three Southeast dealerships Dec. 3. About 50 employees were affected in Juneau and Ketchikan. Store owner Robert Skinner reportedly gave employees less than a day's notice of the closure. He denied numerous requests...


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