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March 25, 2004


Front Page Photo - Kanayama Students Visit Ketchikan courtesy Ketchikan Museums...

'Kanayama Students Visit Ketchikan'
Linda Schrack (right) assisting Kanayama students with a Northwest Coast Native
regalia project, an eagle design headband.
Front Page Photo Courtesy Ketchikan Museums

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Ketchikan: Ketchikan Charter Commission Conducts Survey - In an effort to reduce the cost and size of government in a fair and equitable manner, the Ketchikan Charter Commission is asking you to fill out a questionnaire. For your convenience you may fill out the questionnaire online. This is a chance to help mold the future of Ketchikan. - Fill out the survey...
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Ketchikan: Totem Heritage Center Kanayama Cultural Exchange Program - Since 1998, a favorite annual event at the Totem Heritage Center is a visit by the students from Ketchikan's sister city, Kanayama, Japan. This year Linda Schrack, Haida, and her family provided the cultural interpretation for this program.- More photos...
Wednesday - March 24, 2004 - 1:00 am

Petersburg: Tongass Engineer Earns National Recognition - A Tongass National Forest engineer and resident of Petersburg, Alaska, recently garnered national recognition.

Bob Gubernick, engineering geologist and lead fish passage engineer for the Tongass National Forest, Petersburg Supervisor's Office, earned the U.S. Forest Service's Engineer of the Year Award for outstanding achievements in technology applications. He will receive his award April 5 during a ceremony at the Forest Service's National Headquarters in Washington D.C. - Read more...
Wednesday - March 24, 2004 - 1:00 am

National/World News

National: Law of the Sea Provides U.S. With Legal Framework Needed to Maximize Ocean Resources Says Stevens - Tuesday United States Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on the ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. During his testimony Stevens explained how he gained valuable perspectives on the need for international cooperation and the management of the world's oceans when he monitored the Law of the Sea negotiations as a freshman senator in 1969. - Read more...
Wednesday - March 24, 2004 - 1:00 am

National/Alaska: Stevens Urges U.S. Senate To Pass Energy-Jobs Bill of 2004 - Tuesday United States Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) went to the Senate floor to speak about the importance of passing the Energy Bill (S. 2095), calling a comprehensive energy policy critical for ensuring the country's economic growth. - Read more...
Wednesday - March 24, 2004 - 1:00 am

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A biography of Alaska's herring: A little fish of huge importance

PhotosIn general, not many people are interested in herring. It's not exactly a glamour fish. You won't see a snapshot of a grinning fishermen posing for the camera while holding up a trophy eight-inch goggle-eyed herring by the tail. And when was the last time you had baked, fried, roasted, grilled or pickled herring? The only time most people come in contact with herring is when they skewer a chunk of it onto a hook for bait when salmon fishing. - Read the rest of this story by June Allen...
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