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August 07, 2004


Annual Blueberry Arts Festival Rolls Into Full Swing
Pet & Doll Parade Kicks Off the Festivities
Pet & Doll Parade participants Big Sister Lilah Walker and Little Sister Jana pose with Jana's cute cat after the Pet & Doll Parade Friday.
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audioKetchikan: Listen to this KRBD story... The Ketchikan City Council Thursday night voted to conditionally release city funds to the Arts Center Project. As Deanna Garrison reports, the Council also approved an emergency order establishing criminal penalties for trespassing on the downtown dock.
KRBD - Ketchikan Public Radio - Aired August 06, 2004 - Linked Saturday - August 07, 2004

audioKetchikan: Listen to this KRBD story... Two longtime politicians are battling it out for the Republican nomination for Ketchikan's House District One. Saxman Representative Bill Williams has announced he will not seek re-election this year, making it the first time in more than a decade that an incumbent has not run for that seat.
KRBD - Ketchikan Public Radio - Aired August 06, 2004 - Linked Saturday - August 07, 2004

Petersburg: Fishing vessel Mitkof sinks north of Petersburg; Fisherman rescues skipper, three teens - The fishing vessel Mitkof, based in Petersburg, sank 10 miles north of Petersburg early Friday morning with 160,000 pounds of fish on board. - Read more...
Saturday - August 07, 2004

Alaska: Plan in Place to Supply Villages with Bulk Fuel - Responding to a request for help from the Alaska State Legislature's Bush Caucus, the Murkowski Administration, working with the Alaska Energy Authority and the Bush Caucus, is developing a plan for making sure that rural villages have the heating fuel they need to get through the winter. - Read more...
Saturday - August 07, 2004

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photosKetchikan's 'Fish House Tessie'; She was proud of the nickname - Not everyone in town knew "Fish House" Tessie, but those who met her never forgot her! During her many years working in Ketchikan's waterfront cold storages, Tessie learned every bit as much about North Pacific fish - from dock to distributor to dinner plate - as any captain of the fisheries industry! She could pitch in at the slime line or stand in for the boss on occasion. - Read the rest of this story by June Allen...
Wednesday - August 04, 2004

arrow Fairbanks: Golden Heart City; A story of its founding

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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