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January 28, 2005

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Art Class Offers Creative & Social Opportunities
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Ketchikan: Art Class Offers Creative & Social Opportunities - Sounds of laughter and conversations coming from Cleo Weston's art class trickled through the second floor hallways of the Ketchikan Senior Center Tuesday. Starting back in 1982 when Weston owned an art store called Weston's Art, this art class is still going on today as enthusiastically as ever.

Weston who now sits on the Board of the Ketchikan Senior Center said, "A good turn out is four seniors." When asked what she would say to seniors who are not sure about attending the art class, she said, "Don't hesitate, just come." - More...
Friday - January 28, 2005

Ketchikan: KGB School Board Meeting Highlights by Sharon Lint - In a regular meeting held Wednesday evening in the City Council Chambers, the Ketchikan School Board heard several budgetary reports from the Superintendent and staff. They also approved several motions, including two regarding the controversial Schoenbar and White Cliff Schools. Additionally, two presentations were given to the Board, the first offered by the students of the Ketchikan Charter School and the second by David Means, the School Board's Business Manager, supported by Angela Salazar, President and Chief Investment Strategist of Diversified Investments. - More...
Friday - January 28, 2005

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photosL. Ron Hubbard's Alaska Adventure; His long winter in Ketchikan - For such a small city in such a remote location, Ketchikan has had its fair share of experience in welcoming the rich and famous. Names that come to mind are Bing Crosby, John Wayne, Cary Grant, as well as Olivia Newton-John, Bill Gates, and Chubby Checker - plus many, many others! Unlike today's notables who arrive by cruise ship for brief visits, earlier celebrity visitors usually came in on their own or someone else's yacht. Most enjoyed Ketchikan's sights, sounds and attractions for at most a few days. But one unexpected visitor found himself stranded for the winter! - Read the rest of this story by June Allen...
Wednesday - January 19, 2005

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arrow Betty King the Dog Lady; Ketchikan's one-woman humane society

arrow Ketchikan, Alaska - Let There Be Light! -- Citizens Light & Power and then KPU

arrow The State Capitol and Its Marble and keeping the capital in Juneau

arrow A Legendary Mountain of Jade; Just one of Alaska's Arctic Wonders

arrow John Koel, Baker to Banker; An eccentric philanthropist

arrow Harold Gillam: A Tragic Final Flight; Ketchikan remembers the search

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