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September 08, 2003


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'Trail Builders'
photo by Dan Hart

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Local Candidates Filed
As of Monday, Sept. 8th
Last day to file 09/09/03

photosKetchikan: Front Page Photo - This front page photo was taken recently above Perseverance Lake on the new trail that heads toward Ketchikan. The young men were working hard on the trail with much more work to do before the new trail will be completed. More...
Monday - September 08, 2003 - 12:40 am

Ketchikan: Fund cuts may hurt job-retraining group - A Ketchikan-based organization that helps struggling commercial fishermen obtain training for work in the maritime industry may be in dire straits due to decreased federal funding. - Read more...
Juneau Empire - Monday - September 08, 2003

Alaska: Small ruling could spark big subsistence fight - A minor flaw in state hunting regulations could lead to a major upheaval in the ongoing dispute over subsistence. In late July, Superior Court Judge Sen Tan ruled that one of five questions posed to applicants for state Tier II subsistence permits is unconstitutional because it takes residence into account. - Read more...
Fairbanks Daily News Miner - Monday - September 08, 2003

Ketchikan: KGB Adds New Weblink Feature to Website - A new feature has been added to the Borough's website called Weblink. According to a news release from Harriett Edwards the Borough Clerk, the new feature provides access to all the resolutions, ordinances, and minutes adopted by the Borough Assembly since the Ketchikan Gateway Borough was created in 1963. - Read more...
Monday - September 08, 2003 - 12:45 am

Ketchikan Regional Youth Facility
photo courtesy AK Dept. of Health & Social Services

Ketchikan: Ketchikan Regional Youth Facility Receives Special Citation for Architectural and Design Excellence - The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Justice (CAJ) announced on September 4th the 20 projects selected for publication in its 2003-2004 Justice Facilities Review, two of which were awarded citations for demonstrating architectural and design excellence.

The two projects receiving special citations from the jury were The Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building in Las Vegas, by Cannon Design, and Ketchikan Regional Youth/RDT Facility in Ketchikan, Alaska, by ECI/Hyer Inc. These projects and their architects will be honored at the second annual Congress on Infrastructure Security for the Built Environment (ISBE) September 16-18 in Washington, D.C., in tandem with the CAJ fall conference. - Read more...
Monday - September 08.2003 - 12:45 am

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Fire Extinguished; No Injuries Reported
photo by Dick Kauffman

photosKetchikan - Boat Fire Extinguished; No Injuries Reported - A boat fire aboard 'Jeannie' at Thomas Basin was reported to the Ketchikan Fire Department at 7:55 am Friday.

According to information provided by a Ketchikan dispatcher Sunday, KFD firefighters responded to the boat fire at float #3 with 24 firefighters. The fire aboard 'Jeannie' was extinguished by the KFD firefighters by 8:05 am.

The owner's name was not available and no injuries were reported. The total amount of damage to 'Jeannie' and the cause of the blaze was not available. - View another photo...
Monday - September 08.2003 - 12:45 am


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