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Ketchikan: Blue Moon Rises Saturday Night - When the moon rises in the sky tonight, you can watch a phenomena that rarely occurs. According to modern folklore although tonight's full moon will look like an ordinary full moon, it will actually be a bit extraordinary - a Blue Moon. But will it really be blue? Probably not. The moon tonight as viewed in Ketchikan should be pearly-gray, as usual. - Read more...
Saturday - July 31, 2004

Alaska: Governor Meets With Secretary Thompson; Discusses health and social service issues - Governor Frank Murkowski met with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson in Juneau Friday to discuss health care issues and to update the secretary on initiatives the administration has undertaken to provide for the health and welfare of Alaskans.

"I appreciated the opportunity to discuss issues critical to Alaska's healthcare system with Secretary Thompson during his trip to Alaska," said Murkowski. "The state Department of Health and Social Services has a positive working relationship with the secretary and his staff. We greatly appreciate the secretary's willingness to visit Alaska and get to know its unique conditions. He has made several trips to Alaska during his tenure, and Alaskans have benefited because of his efforts." - Read more...
Saturday - July 31, 2004

Ketchikan: PeaceHealth to Receive International Spirit at Work Award - PeaceHealth has been named one of the honorees for the 2004 International Spirit at Work Award. Since 2002, the Association for Spirit at Work-a non-profit association focused on the study and practice of spirituality in the workplace-has bestowed this prestigious award on companies that have implemented specific policies, programs, or practices that explicitly nurture spirituality within their organizations.

"I am so proud that PeaceHealth has received this justly deserved recognition," said John Hayward, President/CEO of PeaceHealth. "This award is a true testament to the amazing spirit of the people at PeaceHealth." - Read more...
Saturday - July 31, 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

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