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August 23-24, 2003


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Ketchikan Pulp Mill Dam Under Construction - 1953
Submitted for publication by Weston Davis

Ketchikan, AK: Front Page Photo - This historical photograph is from Weston Davis' Grandmother's collection. Alex Kamkoff was the photographer - he was an engineer working on the pulp mill construction project. The photo was a gift to Davis' Grandmother. Contact Weston Davis concerning any republication requests © applies...
Weekend - August 23-24, 2003

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Mt. Hunter in the Alaska Range...
Photo by Ned Rozell

Alaska: Alaska is a Corruption, Mt. Hunter a Mistake by Ned Rozell - Until recently, I didn't know Alaska had a Wall of China, Washington Monument Rock, Vancouver Island, river Styx, Hell's Kitchen, Grand Canyon, Chinatown, or 12 Long Islands, seven Crater Lakes, and three Death Valleys.

These exotic Alaska locations are all part of Donald Orth's Dictionary of Alaska Place Names, which LoAnna Savage of Craig, Alaska, inspired me to open when she wrote to tell me about her interest in the origins of Alaska place names. She didn't ask about how Craig came to be. Her town was originally named "Fish Egg" after a nearby island, and later adopted the name of cannery operator "Craig Miller," then dropped his last name when the post office came to town in 1912. - Read more...
Saturday - August 23, 2003 - 1:20 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

arrow Gravina Access Project: Schedule of upcoming open houses & hearings


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