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July 17, 2004

Front Page Photo by Terry Richarson

The Nautilus V; A dream come true
By Louise Brinck Harrington
Front Page Photo by Terry Richardson



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Ketchikan: The Nautilus V; A dream come true - "Our darkest hour was when we were sitting in Florida and the work on the boat just wasn't progressing. Nothing was happening. We were about to get kicked out of the condo we were renting because it was the busy season in Florida. And we were spending money like a drunken sailor."

To Nils Utterback and his wife Diane, this certainly seemed like the darkest hour in their venture to purchase a "semi-submersible" or glass-bottomed boat. This was the hour they began having doubts about whether the boat would ever be finished, released from the shipyard and transported across the country to their hometown of Ketchikan, Alaska. - Read the rest of this story by Louise Brinck Harrington...
Saturday - July 17, 2004


photo Michael ReaganMichael Reagan: Chopping Off Their Noses - A lot of Reagan conservatives are threatening to cut off their noses to spite their faces, as the old saying goes. They think that because President Bush hasn't done every single thing they want, or has done things they didn't want, they should punish him by staying home on election day or voting for some third party candidate who hasn't got a chance to win in November. - Read more...
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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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