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Ketchikan resident accepts grandfather's WWII medal

...his father hated Hitler and thought he was a hoodlum and a gangster," said Schulte, president of the University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus.Though Eduard Schulte is now recognized for his attempt to warn the Allied powers, his information...
Memoir chronicles float camp life

KETCHIKAN - Biz Robbins and her husband, Don, were teachers in Colorado when Don told Biz he was moving to Alaska.
Alaska Digest

A man survived a 2,600-foot fall off Mount McKinley while attempting to ski down a treacherous gully nicknamed the "Orient Express," according to officials at Denali National Park and Preserve.
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Staff reports from around the state

Cathy LeCompte , of Aberdeen, Wash., has accepted a two-year contract as the director of the University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus. The move adds stability to the UAS regional leadership, which includes Sitka campus director...
Ketchikan mourns loss of Tlingit elder

A Tlingit elder is being remembered for her contributions in teaching her language and culture. Esther Shea, 86, died on Thanksgiving Day in Ketchikan.
Program prepares workers for marine jobs

Jacob Case is studying to be a marine industrial coater in an apprenticeship program geared to provide Alaska Ship & Drydock the skilled workers it needs.
New fisheries tech program at Ketchikan

A new University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus program hopes to hatch some graduates in the next few years who are ready to start work in Southeast hatcheries and fisheries...
Photo: Mural controversy

Mike Brooks, left, and Chris Dowling of Dawson Construction install frames for new windows in the University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan's Robertson Building. The windows, which are being installed to let more light into the building...
University graduates six from nursing program in Ketchikan

KETCHIKAN - A formal pinning ceremony for University of Alaska Anchorage Associate Degree Nursing Program in Ketchikan graduates will be held at 6 p.m. today at the Sunny Point Conference Center.


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