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January 21, 2004

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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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Alaska: Attorney General Petitions Alaska Supreme Court to Hear Noy Marijuana Case - Attorney General Gregg Renkes filed a petition with the Alaska Supreme Court on January 5th asking the court to review the court of appeals' ruling in Noy v. State. The Attorney General asked the court to uphold the state's marijuana laws and to reverse the court of appeals' decision overturning Noy's conviction. - Read more...
Wednesday - January 21, 2004 - 12:30 am

Alaska: Governor, Legislators Work Toward Spending Limit - As announced in his State of the State address a week ago, Governor Frank Murkowski on Tuesday endorsed a proposed constitutional spending limit. He was joined in supporting the concept by Senator Fred Dyson and Representatives Bill Stoltze, Norman Rokeberg, Vic Kohring, and John Harris. Dyson and Stoltze are prime sponsors of spending limit legislation currently under consideration. - Read more...
Wednesday - January 21, 2004 - 12:30 am

Alaska: Ruedrich Affair Raises Questions; Democratic Legislators urge Attorney General to appoint special prosecutor - Tuesday Senator Hollis French (D-Anchorage), a former prosecutor, called on Alaska Attorney General Gregg Renkes to immediately appoint a special prosecutor to determine whether former AOGCC commissioner Randy Ruedrich violated state executive ethics laws by conducting Republican Party of Alaska business on his state computer. - Read more...
Wednesday - January 21, 2004 - 12:30 am

Alaska: Proposed Regulations Announced for ''Payroll Advance'' Industry; Committee Seeks Increased Consumer Protections - The House Labor and Commerce Committee on Tuesday introduced a measure designed to regulate the deferred deposit advance industry in Alaska. - Read more...
Wednesday - January 21, 2004 - 12:30 am

Alaska: Southeast Alaska King Salmon Sport Fishing Regulations Set For Spring 2004 - The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced that king salmon sport fishing limits set for 2003 in Southeast Alaska and Yakutat will remain in effect through spring, 2004.  These regulations are as follows... Read more...
Wednesday - January 21, 2004 - 12:30 am


Mike Reagan: Primary Lessons - Iowa voters taught some Democrat candidates a few lessons Monday night they should have learned a long time ago. And they took those who hadn't learned them to the woodshed. - Read more...
Wednesday - January 21, 2004 - 12:30 am

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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