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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
Bids for KPU Telecom: ACS a longtime presence
King the Dog Lady; Ketchikan's one-woman humane society
Alaska - Let There Be Light! -- Citizens Light & Power and
State Capitol and Its Marble and keeping the capital in Juneau
Legendary Mountain of Jade; Just one of Alaska's Arctic Wonders
Koel, Baker to Banker; An eccentric philanthropist
Gillam: A Tragic Final Flight; Ketchikan remembers the search
'Fish House Tessie'; She was proud of the nickname
Golden Heart City; A story of its founding
'Swede' Risland (1915-1991);The town's most memorable logger
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