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Ketchikan denies Saxman rezoning request

...rezoning request that would have allowed Saxman to bring in mobile buildings that zoning change proposed by the Saxman City Council was denied by 6-1 Monday...a way to provide affordable housing, Saxman administrator Leona Hafner said."For...
Saxman obtains $825K grant for carving center expansion

KETCHIKAN - The southeast Alaska community of Saxman has won an $825,000 community development block grant from...the current facility cannot accommodate many people.Also, Saxman saw only about 10,000 tourists a year when the center was...
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...
Ketchikan's Monthly Grind scheduled for Saturday

Ketchikan's Monthly Grind for October will be held Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Saxman Tribal House, beginning at 7 p.m.Featured performers include The River People, Gracecase, Diva Gillian and Shadow and Divo...
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...
US Senator wants to change federal 'rural' label process

...a 2007 federal decision designating Saxman a nonrural community, making residents...Board's rural determination criteria put Saxman within Ketchikan's nonrural designation, sparking protest from the Saxman community."The people of the Organized...
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...


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