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June 24, 2004

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Knowles Makes Campaign Stop In Ketchikan
Tony Knowles chats with KGB Assembly Member & KIC Tribal Council Member Samuel Bergeron during Wednesday's community gathering....
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Ketchikan: Knowles Makes Campaign Stop In Ketchikan - Former Governor Tony Knowles made his first stop in Ketchikan since officially kicking off his campaign for the United States Senate. More than 75 people attended a community gathering at the Ted Ferry Civic Center Wednesday evening to hear the presumptive Democratic nominee talk about the issues that he says matters in this campaign for the United States Senate...- Read more...
Thursday - June 24, 2004

Ketchikan: Listen to this KRBD story... Former Governor Tony Knowles made his first campaign stop in Ketchikan since officially announcing his bid for the U.S. Senate last month. KRBD's Deanna Garrison caught up with the presumptive Democratic nominee Wednesday.
KRBD - Ketchikan Public Radio - linked Thursday am - June 24, 2004

photosAlaska: Electronic Nose Sniffs Bad Seafood - The best way to tell how fresh the seafood is you're about to buy from your local fishmonger is to give it a sniff. If it smells, well, fishy, then it's not fresh. It's low-tech, but it works. Now researchers say there may be a better way. - Read more...
Thursday - June 24, 2004

Alaska: DEC Guide Puts EPA's TRI Report into Perspective for Alaska - Every year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) releases for public review in each state a Toxics Release Inventory (TRI). According to Christina Colt, EPA's Region 10 TRI Coordinator, the total pounds of releases in Alaska during 2002 were greater than any other state. - Read more...
Thursday - June 24, 2004

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photosRemembering 'Swede' Risland (1915-1991);The town's most memorable logger - People still remember Swede Risland and chuckle when telling stories about him or about his incredible generosity. In his prime he made big money in the woods and all his life he gave it away as easily as he made it! The old logger was no fashion plate and in his later years he had to coax his battered old smoking and coughing yellow pickup all the way up Main Street until it gratefully reached the summit and rolled down Grant Street toward the tunnel - its cargo of salvaged miscellany rattling as it slid forward to clatter against the cab. Swede loved to clean out and organize long-neglected old warehouses and storage sheds and found many a rusty but still-good treasure waiting to be shared and recycled. - Read the rest of this story by June Allen...
Saturday - June 19, 2004

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