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Ketchikan sees record rain Ketchikan Airport, besting the old record of 4.52 inches, set on that date in 1958.So far this month, Ketchikan's airport has seen 25.03 inches of rain. According to information from the National Climatic Data Center, Ketchikan averages...
Opinion: DOT's highways to nowhere

...egregious examples of waste is the Gravina Island Access project. It's only accessible if you take a ferry to Ketchikan's airport.Completed in 2008, the 3.2 mile, gravel road was designed and built by Kiewit Pacific Co. for $25.7 million...
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 (http://is.

...spending in the federal government," said Shannon Collier, a policy analyst for the group. Gravina Island, where Ketchikan's airport is located, is reached by ferry now. Young, who is chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee...
Where a logging ban and local hopes collide just a five-minute ferry ride across the Tongass Narrows from Ketchikan, with its population of 14,000. Ketchikan's airport is on Gravina's eastern shore and a dozen cabins are scattered along island's beaches. Mike Sallee, like...
My Turn: Gravina Island, the only way to go

...Stevens and Frank Murkowski and Congressman Don Young have obtained authorization for a bridge to Gravina Island and Ketchikan's airport. It might come as a surprise to stateside environmentalists to know that Gravina isn't the virgin wilderness...
Alaska inspires big infrastructure ideas

...built two! Alaskans might have two natural gas pipelines, be able to drive out of Southeast - or at least to Ketchikan's airport - and take the train to Paris in this century. Lew M. Williams Jr. is the former publisher of the Ketchikan...
Murkowski outlines plan for controversial bridges

...better spent on hurricane rebuilding efforts. The project, estimated to cost up to $315 million, would connect Ketchikan's airport on Gravina Island to tiny Pennock Island, then to neighboring Revillagigedo Island where most of the 13,000...
This is no time to panic

...appropriation are $129 million for what is called "Juneau Access Improvements," $215 million for access to Ketchikan's airport and $6 million to start the Bradfield Road project that will eventually give Southern Southeast Alaska access...
ASAA state events could use a little more travel

...problems had to do with uncontrollable events, namely Thursday's fog and the out-of-order navigational aid at Ketchikan's airport that delayed the tournament a day. There was a lot of good wrestling, and a very vocal and partisan Ketchikan...


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