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August 22, 2003


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Yellow Hill
Photo by Mary Ann Bolton
Photo Submitted By Denise Atkinson

Metlakatla, AK: Front Page Photo - This photograph was taken by Mary Ann Bolton on top of Yellow Hill Tuesday evening. It is over looking Metlakatla and Chester Bay. You can also see part of the road that is being built that will connect Metlakatla to the new ferry which will run to Ketchikan if you look closely. ...
Friday - August 22, 2003 - 12:40 am

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Now Shuttered Veneer Mill - Wards Cove
File Photo by Dick Kauffman

Ketchikan: Gov. Announces Progress Made On Restarting Ketchikan Veneer Mill - Governor Frank Murkowski today announced the administration has made significant progress on restarting the shuttered veneer mill located at Ketchikan's Wards Cove. According to information provided by the Office of the Governor, based on the progress made by the administration, Timber Products Corporation of Eugene, Oregon, has agreed to resume negotiations with the state and other key parties to open the plant. - Read more...
Friday - August 22, 2003 - 12:20 pm

Ketchikan: KIC's New Health Administrator Leaves Nez Perce Tribe For Ketchikan - Karen Bachman-Carter, the current Executive Director of the Nimiipuu Health Clinic for the Nez Perce Tribe in Lapwai, Idaho, was recently chosen from a field of over 30 candidates to be Ketchikan Indian Community's (KIC) new Health Administrator. Her first day of work at KIC is September 5, 2003. KIC's CEO Georgianna Zimmerle said Thursday that she is "extremely anxious for Captain Carter to take her place on KIC's newly energized management team." - Read more...
Friday - August 22, 2003 - 12:40 am

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Master Carver Israel Shotridge
photo by Dick Kauffman

photosKetchikan: SUN RAVEN TOTEM POLE RAISING SATURDAY - Tlingit Totem Carver, Israel Shotridge, a member of the Bear clan of the Tongass Tribe, from Ketchikan, is gifting the 3rd replica of the Sun Raven Totem Pole to the Tongass Tribe and the community of Ketchikan on Saturday, August 23rd 2003.

The pole will be raised in front of the newly renovated UAS Ketchikan Technical Center Robertson Building in a traditional totem pole ceremony. The public is invited to the pole raising ceremony at 1:00 pm.

Shotridge carved this totem pole in memory of Chief David Andrews, of the Gaanaxadi Raven clan of the Tongass Tribe, Emma Williams, the last Teikweidee - Taantakwaan /Kinninook and Tlingit carver Charlie Brown, who was a member of the Sanyakwan Raven clan. - More ...
Friday - August 22, 2003 - 12:40 am

Alaska: Details On How Fishermen Can Apply For Fishermen's Assistance Announced By Sen. Murkowski - After conversations Tuesday with Bush Administration officials, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Wednesday released additional details on a new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program to provide financial assistance for Alaska salmon fishermen harmed by imports of farm-raised salmon. - Read more...
Friday - August 22, 2003 - 12:40 am

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Updated: Aug. 19, 2003
Juneau: Activist ship again can't find moorage - A Juneau company has denied Greenpeace dock space when it arrives here later this week, the environmental group said. - Read more...
Fairbanks Daily News Miner - Posted: Friday - August 22, 2003 - 12:40 am

Ketchikan: KGBSD Releases Detailed Summary of Local Schools' AYP Results; District Reports Percentage of Ketchikan Students At Each Statewide Assessment Level & Measures of Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) - Harry Martin, Superintendent of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District, has released a detailed summary which includes all the Ketchikan schools and their performance status on the recently released statewide preliminary list of Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). The Alaska Department of Education released its Adequate Yearly Progress statewide status report on Wednesday under the No Child Left Behind Act. - Read more & read Ketchikan schools' summary report...
Thursday - August 21, 2003 - 1:15 pm

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Ketchikan:Gravina Access Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement Now Available Online - Click here to read or download the report...
Posted: Wednesday - August 06, 2003 - 2:10 pm

DEIS public comment period closes on October 06, 2003

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