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July 16, 2004

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letter What does Ketchikan get? by Chris Wilhelm - 07/16/04
letter Loring Dock by Don Johnson - 07/16/04
letter I am so sorry ADFY by Rhonda Erickson - 07/16/04
letter Ferries? WHAT ferries... by June Allen - 07/16/04
letter Say it... by Jim Dahl - 07/16/04
letter Thank You Ketchikan by Gretchen Klein - 07/16/04
letter God peace by George Miller - 07/16/04
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Ketchikan/Statewide: $50 Million In Grants Awarded To Alaska Programs - Federal agencies have awarded a series of funding grants to Alaska groups statewide from Ketchikan to Bering Sea communities, the Alaska Congressional Delegation announced today.

"We are pleased and proud to have reached this agreement with IBU," said Murkowski. "The agreement is good for our valued employees, good for the people of the state of Alaska, and good for the customers of the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS). I want to thank our state negotiating team and the members of the IBU bargaining team for their diligent efforts toward reaching resolution." - Read more...
Friday - July 16, 2004

Alaska: State, IBU Sign Tentative Labor Agreement - Governor Frank Murkowski announced today that the state has reached a tentative labor contract agreement with the Inlandboatman's Union (IBU). - Read more...
Friday - July 16, 2004

audioKetchikan: Listen to this KRBD story... With about a month and a half left before school starts, the Ketchikan School Board Wednesday night approved a plan to house White Cliff Elementary School students at four separate locations throughout the borough. As Deanna Garrison reports, the Board was under pressure to find a place for White Cliff's 270 students after the Borough's insurance carrier this spring said it wouldn't underwrite White Cliff without major upgrades to the building.
KRBD - Ketchikan Public Radio - linked Friday pm - July 16, 2004

audioKetchikan: Listen to this KRBD story... The Greenpeace Vessel Arctic Sunrise is facing a maximum of more than $100,000 in fines for breaking a state oil spill prevention law. As Deanna Garrison reports, the ship's captain says the state statute was inadvertently overlooked and that the group is working to comply.
KRBD - Ketchikan Public Radio - linked Friday pm - July 16, 2004

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photosFairbanks: Golden Heart City; A story of its founding - In the summer of 1901, bustling, one-year-old Ketchikan was building its first schoolhouse and had set a hefty tax rate of 7.5 mills to pay for it. Juneau was busily producing gold and had just been named the new capital city of Seward's Ice Box, snatching that honor away from beautiful little Sitka, once the Russian capital of Alaska. - Read the rest of this story by June Allen...
Tuesday - July 13, 2004

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

arrow Alaska's Deepwater Highway; A part of Alaska history

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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