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October 08, 2004


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Terril Howard wins the 2004 Ketchikan Little League Silver Salmon Derby with a 21.0 Silver Salmon... Photo courtesy
Knudson Cove Marina
Photo by Misty Pattison


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Ketchikan: Little League Silver Salmon Derby Winners Announced; 21.0 Silver Salmon Brings In Top Prize - It's official! Terril Howard of Ketchikan walks away as the winner of the 2004 Ketchikan Little League Silver Salmon Derby winning the grand prize of a $1,000 gift certificate from Tongass Trading Company, Inc. Howard wins the Little League Silver Salmon Derby grand prize with a fine 21.0 pound Silver Salmon. -More about the winners and prizes awarded...
Friday - October 08, 2004

Ketchikan: KGH Long Term Care Unit Christened With New Name - The Ketchikan General Hospital (KGH) Long Term Care Department has been renamed New Horizons Transitional Care Unit. The announcement was made at a ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication of the newly renovated unit Wednesday evening. - More...
Friday - October 08, 2004

Ketchikan: Listen to this KRBD story... Senate A Candidates Bert Stedman and David Landis faced off during a Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday. As Deanna Garrison reports, the candidates traded barbs on a number of state issues in what was at times a tense exchange.
KRBD - Ketchikan Public Radio - linked Friday - October 08, 2004

Alaska: Families Seek Donations to Help in Search for Missing Relatives in Alaska - Sixteen days ago, the FAA notified the Coast Guard that a Harris Air Beaver float plane, carrying five men on a fishing adventure, did not arrive at its destination in Baranof Warm Spring Bay, Alaska. The Coast Guard ended its search after ten days. Their families, however, have not given up, and they need your help to continue the search. - More...
Friday - October 08, 2004

Saxman: Listen to this KRBD story... The organized Village of Saxman Thursday announced that it is appealing the U.S. Forest Service's plans to offer up a timber sale on Gravina Island. As Deanna Garrison reports, Native leaders say logging on Gravina Island would destroy critical subsistence habitat.
KRBD - Ketchikan Public Radio - linked Friday - October 08, 2004

Winners Little League Silver Salmon Derby

Little League Silver Salmon
Derby Winners Announced

In third place in the Little League Silver Salmon Derby is Stephanie Pattison of Ketchikan, Alaska with an 18.4
pound Silver Salmon. Pattison's prize is $500 cash from Wells Fargo...
Photo courtesy Knudson Cove Marina
Photo by Misty Pattison

Alaska: State Transfers Corporations Section to Occupational Licensing - The Alaska Department of Commerce announced Thursday the transfer of its Corporations section to the Division of Occupational Licensing. The decision was based on the desire to eliminate data base conflicts that existed between Occupational Licensing and Banking, Securities and Corporations. The intent is to provide better access to public information, and to create a single location within state government for customers wanting to obtain a license, register a trademark, form an LLC or register a business name. - More...
Friday - October 08, 2004

Alaska: Governor Calls on University to Assist State - At a cabinet briefing on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus Wednesday, Governor Frank Murkowski urged the University of Alaska to use its research expertise to assist the state with resource development initiatives. - More...
Friday - October 08, 2004

Ketchikan: Listen to this KRBD story... A petition for the consolidation of the City of Ketchikan and Ketchikan Gateway Borough was accepted by the Local Boundary Commission Wednesday. Deanna Garrison reports.
KRBD - Ketchikan Public Radio - linked Friday - October 08, 2004

Ketchikan: Listen to this KRBD story... A controversial timber sale near Ketchikan is once again being considered. As Jay Marble reports, the Forest Service is releasing a supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Emerald Bay Sale.
KRBD - Ketchikan Public Radio - linked Friday - October 08, 2004


jpg Michael ReaganMichael Reagan: Iraq/al Qaeda - The Connection - If you believe what John Kerry and his stooges in the media say, there was never any connection between Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden and his terrorist al Qaeda organization.

During the debate between Vice President Cheney and John Edwards the other night, Edwards attacked Cheney for maintaining that there was a real connection between the two, and the media rushed to claim that there is no evidence of any such connection. - More...
Friday - October 08, 2004

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photosA Legendary Mountain of Jade; Just one of Alaska's Arctic Wonders - Alaska is a state of superlatives. It is the nation's largest state. We drive past or fly over  America's highest mountain. We can visit the nation's deepest cave on Prince of Wales Island, admire the waters of our state's longest coastline and enjoy the  midnight sun's longest days. Most of us, however, will never see our superlative example of the Alaska State Gem - jade. That's because Jade Mountain, an entire mountain made of beautiful dark green jade, is far from any Alaska road system. - More...
Tuesday - October 05, 2004  

arrow John Koel, Baker to Banker; An eccentric philanthropist

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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