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January 20, 2004

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Martin Luther King Jr. Honored on Special Day
Pictured: Top Left to Right: Priscilla Barnett; Beth Antonsen; Bob & Letha Karlson; Bottom Left to Right: Terri Burr; Annie Deprey; Master of Ceremonies, Yeda Hicks...
photos by Gigi Pilcher; graphic by MC Kauffman

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KIC Election Results (pdf)
Full Election Report - Certified by Election Officials 01/20/04
Courtesy Ketchikan Indian Community
Tues. - Jan. 20, 2004 - 3:00 pm

Annual Election Results

Stephanie Rainwater-Sande (222)

Tribal Council:
Merle Nancy Hawkins (210)
Norman A. Arriola (201)
Rob Sanderson, Jr. (192)
Carrie L. James (172)

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National: Text of the State of the Union Address - A transcript of the State of the Union address by the President to the Congress - More...
Tuesday - January 20, 2004 - 7:30 pm

Ketchikan: Martin Luther King Jr. Honored on Special Day - Saxman and Ketchikan residents joined together Monday evening to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in music, song, poetry and readings. - Read more & view the photo gallery...
Tuesday - January 20, 2004 - 12:45 am

Ketchikan: Elkins suffers heart attack - Well known Ketchikan businessman and Republican party stalwart Jim Elkins is resting comfortably in Harborview Hospital in Seattle after being medivaced south Saturday. Elkins suffered a heart attack at home Saturday morning. - Read more...
Tuesday - January 20, 2004 - 12:45 am

Alaska: Salmon Task Force Recommends Legislation - The Joint Legislative Salmon Industry Task Force met Sunday and Monday and recommended 13 measures for introduction by members of the Legislature.

Among the measures is a bill to reduce the number of board members of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) and to revise the salmon marketing tax, the processor assessment and the seafood marketing tax. - Read more...
Tuesday - January 20, 2004 - 12:45 am

Alaska: Veterans Affairs Offering New Services to Filipino Veterans - Representative Dan Ogg (R-Kodiak) announced on Monday that he had been informed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that new services for certain World War II Filipino veterans have been signed into law by President Bush. - Read more...
Tuesday - January 20, 2004 - 12:45 am

Alaska: Companies vie to provide state with new exams - Five testing companies are vying to revamp Alaska's standardized tests into exams that are better aligned with what students are supposed to be learning and meet demands of the federal No Child Left Behind Act. - Read this story...
Juneau Empire - Tuesday - January 20, 2004

Ketchikan Volunteer Fire Department
circa 1905 - Photographer: Harriet Hunt
Donor: Bertha Hunt Wells,
Courtesy Tongass Historical Society

June Allen Column

Ketchikan's Volunteer Legacy; Buckets to hydrants to hi-tech

photosA fire department in any community, large or small, commands citizen respect. When fire sirens blare, traffic obediently tries to pull over and people hold their breaths - hoping it's not their house, their business, their school or anyone they know. Fire has been a frightening scourge in history from Nero in Rome to Chicago's Mrs. O'Leary to Ketchikan's Bill Mitchell. As new American communities sprang up in the "Go west, young man" spirit of the nineteenth century, one of the first things responsible pioneers did was establish fire departments. When the westward-ho movement reached the Pacific coast and the settlement-surge angled north, fire departments were among the very first organizations founded in Alaska. - Read the rest of this story...
Thursday - January 15, 2004 - 12:50 am

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