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Saxman adds $5M MIEX system to treat its water

SAXMAN - City of Saxman water operator Richard Shields beams as he walks through the new...after several phone calls, it will call the assistant operator, then Saxman City Administrator Leona Haffner.Shields jokingly offered to program...
Saxman mayor quits

KETCHIKAN - The mayor of Saxman has resigned. Dan Williams stepped down at Wednesday's regular meeting of the Saxman City Council. Vice Mayor Richard Makua was appointed to replace Williams at a special meeting Friday. Williams says he resigned...
City of Saxman seeks traditional arts instructors

The City of Saxman is seeking accomplished artists to teach traditional Alaska Native arts...teaching experience, and/or photos of samples of artwork to the City of Saxman, either in person at 2706 S. Tongass Avenue, by email to saxmangrants...
Death Notice: Charles Mike DeWitt

...DeWitt, born Nov. 15, 1931 in Kake, died May 15, 2014 at the age of 82.DeWitt was a Salvation Army soldier who served in Saxman, Kake, Angoon and Haines, where he built the Salvation Army church in 1967-68.DeWitt's mother, Martha James DeWitt...
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Federal Subsistence Board under fire

FAIRBANKS - The village-city of Saxman and rural subsistence priority became...Alaska Federation of Natives convention.Saxman has about 400 people and is located just...the Federal Subsistence Board stripped Saxman of its rural status, which meant its...
Saxman Community Center going up fast

The roof of the new Saxman Community Center is "essentially complete," Saxman Project Manager Dave Jensen announced last week. The new center will replace The Saxman Community Hall building, which collapsed under...
Three escape injury as roof collapses at Saxman

...narrowly escaped injury when the roof of the Saxman Community Hall collapsed under the weight...the community just south of Ketchikan. Saxman Mayor Forrest DeWitt said the 37-year-old...rooftops of the Beaver Tribal House, Saxman City Hall and the Seaport to ensure no...
Kodiak keeps rural status; Saxman loses it

...status. The board met this week in Anchorage. Residents in Saxman, a Tlingit village of 405 two miles by road from regulated by state programs. There could be some losses. Saxman residents can bring home five deer from Prince of Wales Island...
Photo: Saxman sunset

Totem poles are silhouetted against a sunset Wednesday evening in Saxman, near Ketchikan.
Saanya Kwaan takes center role in Celebration 2014

...said.The Saanya Kwaan Dancers hail from Saxman, two miles south of Ketchikan, where...Clan House.Shields, born and raised in Saxman, grew up with the dance group, and said...also serves as mayor and clan leader in Saxman, a busy tourist destination that draws...
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