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September 21, 2004

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Alaska: 2004 Permanent Fund Dividend will be $919.84 - Alaska Department of Revenue Commissioner Bill Corbus announced the amount of the 2004 dividend at the annual meeting dinner of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation in Fairbanks Monday evening. - More...
Tuesday - September 21, 2004



letter Land Trade and the Arts Center by Elizabeth Nelson - 09/21/04
letter Misleading and misinforming by David Jensen - 09/21/04
letter Where have all the Natives gone? by Cheryl L. Dodson - 09/21/04
letter Hiring "older workers" by Neil Gray - 09/21/04
letter 50 Years of Ketchikan Campus... by Robert D. Warner - 09/21/04
letter Moral confusion; Dan Rather and CBS Vs. the Raiders by Mark Neckameyer - 09/21/04
letter History of the Ketchikan Community Center for the Arts by Jean I. Bartos - 09/21/04
letter What's an "Exit Strategy" good for anyway! by Emily, Aby and Lily Katz - 09/21/04
letter Let truth rule over rhetoric by Chris Schelb - 09/21/04
letter Aviation Security by John P. Suter - 09/21/04
letter We the people of? by Jared Fields - 09/21/04
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Ketchikan: University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Celebrates 50th Anniversary; Public invited to attend the 50 year mark festivities! - The public is invited to commemorate 50 years of community college education in Ketchikan on Saturday, September 25th. Ketchikan was the second city in Alaska to open a community college in 1954 just behind Anchorage the same year. - More...
Tuesday - September 21, 2004

Ketchikan: First City Republican Women's Club Educates Citizens For Grass-Roots Campaigning - First City Republican Women held three events on Saturday, September 18 in Ketchikan at the newly opened District 1 Republican Headquarters at 2450 Tongass Avenue (corner of Tongass and Jefferson). - More...
Tuesday - September 21, 2004

Alaska: Conservation Group Welcomes Final Oceans Report; Seafood coalition applauds work of federal commission - The Marine Conservation Alliance (MCA) on Monday welcomed the release of the final report of the blue-ribbon U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy (USCOP). - More...
Tuesday - September 21, 2004


jpg Howard DeanHoward Dean: Hidden Agenda: A National Draft in the Future? - A key issue for young Americans and their families to consider as they prepare to cast their votes in the upcoming presidential election is the real likelihood of a military draft being reinstated if President Bush is re-elected. President Bush should tell us now whether he supports a military draft. - More...
Tuesday - September 21, 2004

jpg Dave KifferDave Kiffer: Bypass Promenading - It's fun to see Ketchikan residents promenading back and forth along the newly opened Third Avenue Bypass (AKA 5 Minutes Quicker to Liam's Daycare! ). Having fresh pavement to pound always brings out the good cheer amongst our landlocked bretheren.

Whether or not you think it was a good idea to spend nearly $28 million dollars to build a mile of road, it's fair to note that Ketchikan residents have been trying to bypass our fair city ever since Ketchikan was born. - More..
Tuesday - September 21, 2004

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photosJohn Koel, Baker to Banker; An eccentric philanthropist John Koel was a well-known figure in Ketchikan from the day he arrived in 1901 to the day he died in 1946. The eldest son of German immigrants who settled in the Midwest, Koel was a 38-year-old confirmed bachelor, a slight man with high cheekbones, a small mustache and a tidy bankroll he had saved to finance his adventure in Alaska. A baker by trade and already a canny businessman when he alighted on the steamship dock, he quickly toured the new city of Ketchikan and almost immediately opened the OK Bakery on Dock Street, near the intersection with Main Street. - Read the rest of this story by June Allen...
Tuesday - September 07, 2004

arrow Harold Gillam: A Tragic Final Flight; Ketchikan remembers the search

arrow Ketchikan's 'Fish House Tessie'; She was proud of the nickname

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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