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June 15, 2004


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Ketchikan as viewed from the top of Deer Mountain..
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Alaska: Governor Signs Bills of Interest to Alaska Seniors - Governor Frank Murkowski on Monday signed into law four bills designed to help protect and improve the lives of Alaska's senior citizens. - Read more...
Tuesday - June 15, 2004

Ketchikan: Developing and Marketing Your Website Workshop Scheduled - The Juneau Small Business Development Center and U.S. Small Business Administration will sponsor a workshop entitled Developing and Marketing Your Internet Presence, presented by Marketing and Outreach Specialist Todd L. Saunders. The workshop will cover website development topics such as what are the options for creating a website, what are the essential elements of an effective website, and how to track visitors to a website. Marketing topics such as knowing target customers and their needs, e-mail advertisements, direct e-mail, search engines, online billboards, banner ads and exchanges, links, partnerships, use of e-newsletters, branding, how to get visitors to return to a website, and how to cross market a web site will also be covered. - Read more...
Tuesday - June 15, 2004

Ketchikan: Nollmeyer Named KGH Employee of the Month - Carmen Nollmeyer, RN, a nurse in the Medical/Surgical Department at Ketchikan General Hospital (KGH), has been named June's Employee of the Month by a committee of her peers. - Read more...
Tuesday - June 15, 2004


photo Howard DeanHoward Dean: The Tax Cut Scam - For the past ten years many Americans thought they were getting tax cuts. In fact, they were losing money.

While it is true that voters like the idea of tax cuts, they do not like the idea of cutting essential services, which is what is currently happening. For most working families, so-called tax cuts are simply an elaborate accounting shell game - lower income tax, but higher property tax . . . child tax credit, but higher college tuition . . . marriage penalty tax relief, but a 36 percent increase in health care premiums. - Read more...
Tuesday - June 15, 2004

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photosAlaska's Deepwater Highway; A part of Alaska history - When the first Alaska state ferry sailed northbound through the Inside Passage of Alaska on its maiden voyage in January of 1963, there was rejoicing along the entire route from Ketchikan to Haines at the head of Lynn Canal! At last! Cars and even trucks and vans could now travel to and from isolated island-bound towns all along the 450-mile length of Southeastern Alaska's Panhandle. At either end they could roll off the ferry's ramp onto terra firma, connected to road systems north or south! The roadless towns of the famed Inside Passage finally had a "highway" from Prince Rupert B.C. to Haines, Alaska - even if it happened to be paved with salt water and used marine charts instead of road maps. - Read the rest of this story by June Allen...
Friday - May 28, 2004

arrow Ketchikan's American Legionnaires; Here's to 'the boys' of Post #3 -

arrow Ketchikan's Cruise Ship Industry; A light-hearted look at its origins

arrow Ketchikan's First City Players; Did you hear that applause?

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

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