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February 05-06, 2005

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'Snowy Weather'
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Ketchikan's spring-like weather quickly changed to a winter scene as snow began falling over the island Friday afternoon. Residents awakened to a snowy winter's scene Saturday morning. - More...
Friday - February 04, 2005


Commentary/ Columns

jpg Dave KifferDave Kiffer: AKA Clueless, Part 2 - I was pretty sure that last week's column on clueless criminals in Ketchikan history would jog a few brain cells and, sure enough, I received several emails and phone calls suggesting other mentally muddled miscreants worthy of note. - More...
Saturday - February 05, 2005


letter Lobbyist? by ML Dahl - Sunday
letter Washington One Way by Ken Leland - Sunday
letter State Retirement System Needs Help by Rep. Mike Kelly - Sunday
letter Gravina by Rob Glenn - Sunday
letter EVOLUTION: WHAT ARE WE TALKING ABOUT? by Dave Person - Sunday
letter Cold Storage by Don Hoff Jr. - Sunday
letter Get well wishes by Kara McElroy Steele - Sunday
letter Our Letters & Washington by Robert McRoberts - Sunday
letter Wondering if by Signe Markuson - Sunday
letter An Evolution Quote by Thomas ThrushKDL Questions Addressed by Dinah Pearson - Saturday
letter Gravina Bridge Cost Jumps by Don Hoff Jr. - Saturday
letter The theory of evolution or fear and rage by George Miller - Saturday
letter Get Well Soon, Dick Kauffman! by David Landis - Saturday
letter Thoughts on a winter's day by Shirley McDonald - Saturday
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Alaska: Attorney General Gregg Renkes Resigns - Governor Frank H. Murkowski announced Saturday that he has accepted the resignation of Attorney General Gregg Renkes. Governor Murkowski said, "Gregg's decision to resign was his own and I respect that decision. The vicious attacks over the last four months while the Bundy review was proceeding have been very difficult for Gregg and his family as well. It is now a time for them to begin the healing process." - More...
Sunday - February 06, 2005

Alaska: Governor and University Officials Craft Land Bill - Governor Frank H. Murkowski announced Friday that he will introduce legislation that transfers 260,000 acres of state land to the University of Alaska system.

"This land transfer will help fulfill the promise of a true land grant university. It provides a portfolio of income and educational properties to deliver to the University of Alaska both a steady and strong funding stream and the tools to expand its research capabilities," Murkowski said. - More...
Sunday - February 06, 2005

Ketchikan: UAS Ketchikan Students Make Honors List - University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus students have made the UAS Chancellor and Dean's list for the Fall 2004 Semester.

Grace Freeman, Thomas Grass, Deborah Baran, and Jason Kolanko were named to the Chancellor's List for the Fall 2004 semester. To be eligible for the Chancellor's List, a student must earn a 4.00 grade point average and complete at least 12 credit hours during the semester.

Willow Faddis, Kayleigh Hoyt, Alex Mescher, Chelsea Rice, Clint Shultz, Grace Wolf, Marie Zellmer, Roseanna Green, LaLine Angus, Jennifer Strickling, Karen Bradford, Dollee Enright, and Jane Blasingame were all named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2004 semester. A student must earn a 3.5 grade point average and complete at least 12 credit hours during the semester to make the Dean's List. - More...
Sunday - February 06, 2005

audioKetchikan: Listen to this KRBD story... The Ketchikan City Council Thursday night voted to continue managing Knudson Cove and Hole-In-The-Wall harbors for another six months. As Deanna Garrison reports, the Council also voted to extend an electric rate subsidy for Alaska Ship and Dry Dock.
KRBD - Ketchikan Public Radio - Saturday - February 05, 2005

audioKetchikan: Listen to this KRBD story... A dispute over a letter written by City Mayor Bob Weinstein to Trident Seafoods resulted in a heated debate between Weinstein and City Council Member Chuck Freeman Thursday night. Deanna Garrison has this report.
KRBD - Ketchikan Public Radio - Saturday - February 05, 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

arrow ACS Bids for KPU Telecom: ACS a longtime presence

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

arrow Ketchikan's 'Fish House Tessie'; She was proud of the nickname

arrow Fairbanks: Golden Heart City; A story of its founding

arrow Remembering 'Swede' Risland (1915-1991);The town's most memorable logger

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