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Ketchikan: Ketchikan reviews response to wind storm outages (The Associated Press) Published: October 24th, 2010 02:40 PM - Ketchikan is assessing its response to five days of wind storms this month and may consider changes for utility workers. - Read more in the Anchorage Daily News...


Alaska: Senate race in Alaska is bitter and unpredictable By BECKY BOHRER (AP)- For Alaskan voters, this year's Senate election is venturing into unexplored territory.

The three-way contest features a rematch of the bitter Republican primary, a rising Democrat who is moving from spoiler to contender, and even a voice from the grave. With millions of dollars flowing into the state to help fuel nonstop TV and radio ads, the scope of outside interest in the election is virtually unprecedented.

Don't count on a quick resolution to the drama on Election Night. If the race turns out to be as tight as polling suggests, write-in and absentee ballots could come into play. That could put off a final tally - and the determination of the winner - for weeks.

Republican nominee Joe Miller is courting the conservative vote and seeking to draw Republican support away from Sen. Lisa Murkowski, whom he defeated in the primary. Democrat Scott McAdams is competing for on-the-fence Democrats and moderate independents. Campaigns say many voters are still undecided.

"I'm hopeful what we see thrown out at the end in desperation doesn't disillusion the voter out there," said Murkowski, who is running as a write-in candidate. "But we shall see what the next week holds." - More...
Tuesday AM - October 26, 2010

Alaska: AK senate hopeful admits earlier policy violation By BECKY BOHRER (AP) - Alaska GOP Senate candidate Joe Miller has acknowledged that he was disciplined for violating an ethics policy while working as a local government attorney in 2008.

The admission came Sunday night in an Anchorage debate with two rivals followed a judge's order that his personnel file from his time at the Fairbanks North Star Borough be released. Several news organizations had sued for the information.

Speculation over the issue and Miller's earlier refusal to discuss it had become a key topic of the campaign.

After a former borough mayor said Miller was nearly fired for using government computers in a failed effort to oust the state GOP chairman in 2008, Miller told CNN he had violated ethics policy.

On Sunday, Miller said he was suspended for or docked three days' pay for participating in a private poll during his lunch hour. He said it was a mistake he's learned from.

Miller's critics have questioned his character in light of the issues stemming from his employment and disclosures that his family had received federal government benefits like Medicaid, unemployment and farm subsidies — benefits the fiscal conservative has raised concerns with as a candidate. Miller has said he no longer receives benefits.

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who's running as a write-in candidate after losing the GOP primary to Miller, questioned his fitness to serve in the Senate — a comment that drew loud jeers from the debate audience in Anchorage. - More...
Monday - October 25, 2010

National: Many companies moving manufacturing back to U.S. By ALLISON BRUCE - Companies that once went abroad to manufacture or source materials are now starting to look closer to home. as they encounter the challenge of trying to do things more cheaply abroad.

For some, it's about reducing their shipping costs and carbon footprint. Others are finding labor isn't as cheap as they expected, or workmanship is poor. And there is a growing consumer push to buy from companies that make their goods in the United States and create jobs.

"As consumers, we've really forgotten how important manufacturing is and what it's all about," said Rob Akers, chief operating officer for the National Tooling and Machining Association.

When Oxnard, Calif., footwear company Sockwa Inc. started in 2007, it was a practical decision to manufacture in China, said CEO David Zasloff. It didn't make sense to start in the U.S., knowing production would need to move to China when the company and its sales grew.

"That was where the industry was," he said.

But although the factory in China that makes the soles has produced high-quality items and cost savings, Zasloff has been working with another factory that isn't managed well, creates a lot of waste and keeps saying it needs to increase prices.

He wants to bring at least part of the production back to the U.S. to more rapidly bring new products to market and have more control over production. His previous company manufactured here, and he loved the control, quality and speed to market. - More...
Monday - October 25, 2010

National: Program dangles cash to keep homeowners paying mortgages By CAROLYN SAID - Pay homeowners to prevent them from walking away from underwater homes?

That's the business plan for a startup that has signed up hedge funds and one major bank for its services.

With millions of desperate people struggling to avert foreclosure, it sounds counterintuitive, but Loan Value Group says its approach will help shield banks from the bigger losses inherent in foreclosures.

The raging crisis over improperly vetted documents that's thrown the nation's foreclosure process into turmoil underscores the need for Loan Value's services, said Frank Pallotta, executive vice president of the Rumson, N.J., company.

"We've seen a huge pickup in inquiries (by banks) with the robo-signing controversy," he said. "It's never been more important for them to keep their accounts current; nobody wins in a delinquency situation." - More...
Monday - October 25, 2010


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Tom PurcellTOM PURCELL: Recession? Not in Washington D.C. - I feel guilty about it, if you want to know the truth.

Patrice Hill, chief economic correspondent for The Washington Times, reports that while the down economy has caused the rest of America to struggle, Washington, D.C., is flourishing.

While America has lost 8.3 million jobs since the beginning of the recession, the Washington metropolitan region has lost only 35,000.

And by August 2009, not only were all 35,000 of those jobs recovered, but, says The Washington Post, 20,000 new ones were added — and thousands more have been added since.

Thus, while the jobless rate hovers near 10 percent nationally, it's around 6 percent in D.C., the lowest unemployment rate among America's 49 largest metro areas.

When times are good in America, they're better in Washington, where coffers are flush with tax revenue.

When times are bad in America, they're better yet in Washington, where policymakers borrow and pass out billions. - More...
Monday - October 25, 2010

Dave KifferDAVE KIFFER: Driving in Ketchikan can be a real 'drag - I was driving by Kayhi the other day and I noticed a shiny, apparently new, Corvette in the student parking area.

Naturally my first response was what kind of CENSORED BLANKETY CENSORED parent would give their teenaged-brained offspring something like that. That was my grumpy, grownup brain.

My teenaged brain said “cool.”

I can still remember my teenage years, well at least some of them.

And a Corvette would not have been out of place in the Kayhi parking lot back then.

In those days, I had the unusual vehicle and not by choice. I had inherited a red pickup truck with a camper on the back. It may not have been cool, but it was useful. More on that later.

Meanwhile I pined after the cooler cars of my friends; the Firebirds, the Camaros, the Mustangs. Even the “family” cars that my friends drove were cool. Rivieras, T-Birds, funky old Mercedes.  Almost no pickups in those days.

A red pickup truck back then was the vehicular equivalent of an Atari in an X-box world. But I digress. - More...
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letter Joe Miller, the RIGHT Choice By Sandy Powers - Sometimes I almost wish I were a Democrat. It would be easier to stomach the political articles appearing right and left - but mostly left - in Alaska's media. Newspapers wield an undue amount of influence on political outcomes. And so, misleading headlines such as AP Becky Bohrer's recent "Missteps Cost Miller" are disturbing in their bias. - More...
Tuesday AM - October 26, 2010

letter Great job, seniors! By Michael Cron - I would like to take a moment to commend the senior class at Ketchikan High School. This last Thursday, the high school held a pep assembly that included the traditional "senior walk-in," where the seniors enter the gym to cheers and walk around the basketball court a few times. - More...
Tuesday AM - October 26, 2010

letter Privacy outweighed by public's significant interest By A. M. Johnson - The "Retired" judge, appointed by Frank Murkowski, rules on a weekend that: "I hold that although Mr. Miller has a legitimate expectation of privacy in those documents, Mr. Miller's right to privacy is indeed outweighed by the public's significant interest in the background of a public figure who is running for the U.S. Senate," the judge said. - More...
Tuesday AM - October 26, 2010

letterPro Joe Miller By Richard Easbey - Amen, Debbie Nance. It's hard to say who should be more ashamed of themselves: Lisa Murkowski for her sleazy attempt to hijack the election, which she lost to Joe Miller fair and square ... or Alaskans who apparently prefer to be welfare queens and stay on the government teat rather than to make Alaska self-sustaining and prosperous. - More...
Tuesday AM - October 26, 2010

letterRE: The News Media and Transparency By Tom Barrett - Regarding Ken Bylund's letter: well put, and in very few words. - More...
Tuesday AM - October 26, 2010

letterPro Scott McAdams By Bob  McLaughlin,II - If you were one of the voters who turned out in large numbers on Stedman Street for the caucus (2008), to put an end to the Bush/Cheany administration, and turned out to vote in November 08 for President Obama, then you should know what your vote did and how it affects you every day.- More...
Saturday AM - October 23, 2010

letter"Old school" tax and spend By Doug Gosnell - So, Lisa wants to "make history" as a write-in candidate? Of all the republicans now sitting in congress, Lisa has one of the worst conservative voting records. Of 319 house and senate republicans in congress, only 11 had a worse conservative voting record than Lisa. - More...
Friday PM - October 22, 2010

letterRE: Miller Time By Laura Plenert - Mr. Hanger, why can you never be concise in your comments?? And why are you always calling names and blaming others for everything?? Your points might be taken seriously if you weren't always accusing and could keep it to a couple of paragraphs. - More...
Friday PM - October 22, 2010

letter Pro Joe Miller By Debbie Nance - Lisa Murkowski, I have a question. The voters made their choice known and Joe Miller won, yet here you are insisting that you know better. How many other times have you decided you knew better than those you represent??? - More...
Friday PM - October 22, 2010

letter Write-in Lisa Murkowski By Lyle Simpson - I am a lifetime Alaskan (over 70 years) and I have never seen a campaign as dishonest as the one launched by Joe Miller. His attacks on Lisa Murkowski misrepresented her stand on issues and then he had the audacity to lie about her financial disclosure claiming that she has investments that actually do not exist. Yet, he has not bothered to file his own disclosure statement which was due 6 months ago. what is Joe hiding? He presents himself as a fiscal conservative yet he used the very system that he rails against when he collected farm subsidies for several years. Joe denied taking subsidies but was forced to admit to them when the facts became known. Where is the transparency he promises? How can Alaskans trust Joe when he has lied so much throughout his campaign. - More...
Thursday AM - October 21, 2010

letterWrite-in Lisa Murkowski By Olga Simpson - Alaskans need to be united against outside interest groups who are trying to buy our U.S. Senate seat. Thousands of dollars from Californians, Nevadans, Pennsylvanians and many other outsiders are being poured into Joe Miller's campaign for Alaska's Senate seat. Previous involvement from outside groups have prevented us from utilizing our State's natural resources. Once again these OUTSIDERS want to involve themselves in Alaska's business by removing our influential Senator Lisa Murkowski. As a native born Alaskan, she knows ALL of Alaska well. Every vote she has cast during her tenure has been in Alaska's best interest. - More...
Thursday AM - October 21, 2010

letterKGBSD vs local nonprofits By Agnes Moran The Ketchikan Gateway School District (KGBSD) has secure sources of funding from the local, state and federal governments. The KGBSD needs to rein in their spending. They need to put off implementing expensive programs such as providing Apple laptops to every high school student until the local economy improves. KGBSD should not be competing with local nonprofits for local charitable resources. - More...
Wednesday PM - October 20, 2010

letterThe Challenge of Fixing Our Economy By Mary Lynne Dahl - As I think about my vote in the upcoming election, I cannot help but make a few comments. I am neither Democrat nor Republican. I am not impressed with or interested in blasting any candidate. I am a fiscal conservative and a social moderate, for what it's worth. - More...
Wednesday PM - October 20, 2010

letterWrite-in LISA MURKOWSKI By Vicki Harsha - It has been a couple of weeks since I wrote my first letter to Sit News asking for answers from either Joe Miller or his supporters. I am still unable to get a response to my questions from his campaign. - More...
Wednesday PM - October 20, 2010

letter What’s Right For Alaska? By Connie Emmert - Remember how “Hope and Change”  turned out to be something other than what Obama’s voters bargained for?  I think about that every time I hear Lisa say she’s going to do “what’s right for Alaska”.  What does that mean?  It’s an ambiguous phrase. - More...
Wednesday PM - October 20, 2010

letter Write-in LISA MURKOWSKI By Jonna Cragun - This is my choice. because it's best for Alaska.. and I'm a democrat. The other candidates are too green to get what Alaska needs at the DC level. - More...
Wednesday PM - October 20, 2010

letterWHO’S REALLY LYING? By Andy Rauwolf - Lisa Murkowski has accused Joe Miller of lying about her record and her vote on health care, repeatedly stating that Joe said she voted for the bill.   I have searched the Web, including Senator Murkowski’s website, and nowhere can I find a video clip or recording of Joe Miller stating she voted for Obamacare.  What Joe has said is taken directly from Lisa’s statements from videos, namely:  “It’s not so much that the government run plan is in and of itself a bad thing … what we have to have is a government run plan that actually works.” This and other recorded statements she has made leave little doubt that Lisa Murkowski is supportive of some form of government run health care which will ultimately lead to the end of private sector health insurance. - More...
Wednesday PM - October 20, 2010

letter MILLER TIME By David G. Hanger - That short step to jackboots, brownshirts, and storm troopers has now been taken by this nut job, Joe Miller. I think now you can clearly see that what I said then is not in any sense an exaggeration of current circumstance. He has his own hired goons and thugs who now handcuff and kidnap anyone who asks questions of this man who wants to be our Senator, but refuses to answer any questions whatsoever about his past. - More...
Wednesday PM - October 20, 2010

letter Standing water on the roadway By Laurie Price - With monsoon rains of late I have notice more standing water on the highway. It could be an easy fix if the state would muck out the grass and dirt build up from under the guard rails allowing for proper drainage. - More...
Wednesday PM - October 20, 2010

letter 'Personal Responsibility' By Virginia E. Atkinson - Bullying in this country is so out of control thanks to too much negative news coverage and all the copy-cats coming out of the woodworks 'cause they have that strong desire for a few minutes of fame and shame. Bullies ought to be treated like any other criminals 'cause it involves individuals harming others around them. - More...
Wednesday PM- October 20, 2010

letterThe News Media and Transparency By Ken Bylund - ... reading inflammatory on-line news reporting, radioactive comments, and blistering headlines relating to Joe Miller, is there nothing positive -- what are the motives these reporters have writing their hit pieces -- what? Certainly not seeing Diogenes, the skeptic, looking for the honest man. That comparison is closest to fun-house distortionist-mirror reality when we see their self-serving profession, consisting of an army of character assassins, searching for that honest man -- only to destroy his reputation... but why? West Point? Not an issue? Bronze Star... don't need to go there... the lunatic left isn't even bothering to wear clothes. - More...
Monday PM - October 18, 2010

letter False claims By Andy Rauwolf - For the benefit of those who have been expressing concerns regarding Alan Stein’s relationship with the Miller campaign: I have been a volunteer on Joe’s campaign almost from the beginning. I first heard about Alan Stein when he himself contacted us in an attempt to convince us that he was taking over as the S.E. campaign coordinator. - More...
Monday PM - October 18, 2010

letter Write-in Lisa Murkowski By Karen Dillon Haggstrom - Through the military, my dad, Warren Norrgard, brought my family to Ft. Wainwright just days before Alaska became a state. I grew up with Alaska's statehood. I have been an English teacher, real estate broker, and owner of a precast concrete company. Our senators, Ted Stevens and Lisa Murkowski, were very successful in gaining federal funding for Alaska in those areas -- the military, education, and construction. Due to them Alaska has grown to be what it is today. - More...
Monday PM - October 18, 2010

letter Just Vote Opinion By Chris Elliott - Mr. Herby refers to Joe Miller as a slick talker from Kansas that never held public office before. Ted Stevens was what some might call a slick talker from Indiana who never held public office before he was elected to the Alaska House of Representatives. What is our obsession with Lisa Murkowski being Alaska born? - More...
Monday PM - October 18, 2010

letter Pro Joe Miller By Trapper Bishop I support Joe Miller for U.S. Senate because I believe like most Americans,they want to change Washington. And like me, they understand that in order to change Washington, we need to change the people we send to Washington. - More...
Monday PM - October 18, 2010

letter Scott McAdams, The Underdog By Myra McGaughey - We all know that Scott McAdams is running for the United States Senate. He is running for this particular position because he strongly cares for the people of Alaska, he wants our voices to be heard by the rest of the nation. - More...
Monday PM - October 18, 2010

letterPro-Life By Lance Roberts - I'd like to point out to all Pro-Life voters the following Pro-Life candidates: - More...
Monday PM - October 18, 2010

letter Those that oppose Joe Miller By Chris Barry - I read the dribble that spews from the keyboards of people like David G. Hanger and can't help but laugh and shake my head at the same time. These very people that attack those they feel are unfit for office appear to be merely lashing out at others that are living their dream. They spew forth fallacies and half-truths like they are kisses for babies and care only that they themselves are made to look more intelligent and wise than their fellow citizens. - More...
Monday PM - October 18, 2010

letter RE: What's Another $17.5 million By Dustin Hofeling - I agree with Ms. Pickard and Mr. Edwardson on this issue. Voter turnout was deficient, which is sad when you consider how much of our money was on the table. Let's take $17.5 million and divide it by 13,000 (roughly the number of people who reside year round on this island). That equals about $1,350 each. - More...
Monday PM - October 18, 2010

letterFinancial crisis By Shelia Smith - The United States holds a debt-to-GDP ratio of 94%. In addition, GDP cannot be entirely devoted to debt repayment; some must be spent on survival needs. When we reach 100%, we will be in the same sinking boat as Greece. - More...
Monday PM - October 18, 2010

letterThank you for Listening and Acting - Drug Dog and more! By Roberta “Bobbie” McCreary - At the last City Council meeting I was extremely pleased to hear Councilman Sivertsen’s presentation supporting the installation of a community drug dog.  And thank you councilman Jason Harris  “there is large community support”  and councilman Coose “don’t sit around for six months” and Councilman KJ Harris “need to move on this” …to take these steps.  And thank you Chief Talik, “you tell me you want this and I’ll get it done,” and for bringing the excellent police workshop leader, Joe Keil, to our town.   This is the ‘can do” attitude we need in our community to take on our own war on drugs (and underage use of alcohol).  Thank you to our leaders who are stepping forward. - More...
Tuesday PM - October 12, 2010

letterWrite-In Lisa Murkowski By Chris J. Herby - I am writing to ask everyone to join me in writing in Lisa Murkowski for US Senate on November 2nd.  Lisa truly cares about Alaska and I believe she has done a fine job for us during her 8 years in the senate. - More...
Tuesday PM - October 12, 2010 

letterThank you KPU By Robert Renninger - I live 14 miles north, and when the power went out last Saturday night, I just figured KPU would have it up in an hour or so.  When I got up, and the power was still off, I though there must be a big problem this time. - More...
Tuesday PM - October 12, 2010

letterKPU Guys and Gals By Mindy Lloyd - Great job on 10/10/10. I live in Forest Park and we knew how busy you all were that day. I'd like to give a great big THANK YOU to all of you who had to work a great deal of hours and be away from your families. - More...
Tuesday PM - October 12, 2010

letter The American Dream By Marla House- I lied to my children. I taught them responsibility, integrity, respect, to live within their means, and to have a strong work ethic so they could strive for The American Dream. Yet, for the past twenty months, my children kept asking me why most politicians don't have the same qualities. - More...
Tuesday PM - October 12, 2010

letterRE: What's Another $17.5 million By LeAnn Pickard - I read Sitnews quite a bit and though I do not always agree with Mr Edwardson, this time I am right next to him. I cannot believe that it was approved to spend MORE money we do not have. Unless you do not care about your credit, who in their right mind spends money, especially THAT kind of money they do not have? - More...
Tuesday PM - October 12, 2010

letterI'll have to agree... By Terry Miles - I'm gonna have to agree with Mr. Edwardson on the sad voter turn out by the people of Ketchikan. 1500 people? Seriously?!! We are fortunate enough to live in a country where we have the privilage and the right to vote, yet, we choose to just not show up? Does anybody care anymore? - More...
Tuesday PM - October 12, 2010

letterYou go David Hanger By Patti Fay Hickox - Thanks for telling it like it is. You have a way with words. I heard Diane Benson speak last night. She said, "If you want war, send your kids first." Her only son lost 2 legs, and part of one hand to this war. - More...
Tuesday PM - October 12, 2010

letterObama’s Economy A Shambles By Donald A. Moskowitz - In February 2009 President Obama implemented an economic stimulus package of $787 billion, which was supposed to CREATE five million NEW jobs by the end of 2010.  This estimate was subsequently lowered to three million NEW jobs.  The administration then said they would CREATE and SAVE jobs.  They said unemployment would peak at 8.0% by the end of 2010, and then recede. - More...
Tuesday PM - October 12, 2010

letterThreat to A Valuable Beach By Eric Muench - We all need to be aware of a threat to a valued and historically used area known as Coast Guard Beach. It is the longest stretch of sandy beach close to the Ketchikan road system. The land is owned by The State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, so it belongs to us all. - More...
Thursday - October 07, 2010

letterWhat's another $17.5 million By Charles Edwardson - Your vote does count even here. In Ketchikan less than 1,500 people decided to put the rest of us in debt for 17.5 million dollars. I can't express my disappointment enough. - More...
Thursday - October 07, 2010

letterVague statements and catchy sound bites By Tony Hann - Before selecting which City and Borough candidates to vote for, please take a few moments to find out what their overall political philosophy is. - More...
Monday - October 04, 2010

letterRE: NO MORE BONDS UNTIL WE PAY THE OLD ONES OFF By Cindi Davis - Chas, when are you going to run for office? You will have my vote! Your common sense approach is just what we in Ketchikan as well as in the state and federal government. It is a basic principle that anyone coming out of the Great Depression or the WWII era would agree with: YOU DON'T SPEND MONEY YOU DON'T HAVE. - More...
Monday - October 04, 2010

letterSigns By Mary and Tom Schulz - Even though a "Vote for Joe Miller" sign has been attached on a tree in front of our property at the intersection of Pine and Forest Ave, we do not support him. A member of the Joe Miller campaign committee stated that it is their right to put the sign in that place on the tree because it is on the right of way. - More...
Monday - October 04, 2010

letterQuestions for Mr. Miller and his supporters By Vicki Harsha - To the supporters of Joe Miller's campaign, can you respond to these questions? I have asked the campaign directly, but was told: "Thank you for contacting the Joe Miller for US Senate Campaign. Joe's goal is to respond to your message promptly but due to his busy travel schedule, your patience and understanding is appreciated." - More...
Monday - October 04, 2010

letterNew Sidewalk in NewTown By Alan R.(Rudy) McGillvray -Isn't this interesting, Newtown is getting new sidewalks, wider, better marked, etc. But folks, have you looked at the power poles along Water St? The city obviously has enough money for new sidewalks but nothing for moving the power poles a little distance in or out of the traffic pattern. Has anyone but me noticed? - More...
Sunday PM - October 03, 2010

letterNO MORE BONDS UNTIL WE PAY THE OLD ONES OFF By Charles Edwardson - I am not in any way shape or form against libraries, fire stations. or fixing our sewer systems, any more than I am against a new ipod, a new car, new boat, some new tools, all of which would improve my life and enable me to keep up with the times, so let's just save the shocked indignation, I simply cannot afford those items. - More...
Sunday PM - October 03, 2010

letterTerm Limits/Age Limits By Virginia E. Atkinson - For too long there has been politicians dying while still serving in office, whether i'ts Local, State or Federal, it's getting ridiculous that our Senators, Reps, etc dying in office when they ought to have stepped down twenty years ago and let the younger generation take over and pick up where they left off. Why stay in office for 30 or 40 years when they could be staying home and enjoy being home with family and friends, spending time with grandkids and let the younger generation take over what needs to be done in Washington. - More...
Sunday PM - October 03, 2010

letter KIC ALWAYS BEEN HERE BUT COMING ON STRONGER By Charles Edwardson - HOW about something other than the library.

One of the hats I wear with great pride is a past Ketchikan Indian Community (here after KIC) Tribal councilman. - More...
Sunday PM - October 03, 2010

letter JOE MILLER & THOSE SUPPORTING HIM By David G. Hanger - He’s a nice enough looking fellow, this Joe Miller, and speaks with a rigid enthusiasm about the power he wants you to give him, but what he spews is a vicious ugliness that is completely divergent with the reality in this country today. This is not a recession, folks, this is a depression, and while you don’t see it in Ketchikan, or generally that much in Alaska, this is the hardest, most desperate economic time I have seen. There are old people in their 70s on street corners singing for their supper. Every rest stop is filled with beggars, children two to six, and adults of all ages. “Just Hungry,” the sign reads, and it is not a joke. And just so the racists amongst you get it, most of them are white people. More...
Sunday PM - October 03, 2010

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Ketchikan General Hospital

Ketchikan H2O

Marie Case Creations

Tatsuda's IGA - Ketchikan, Alaska


Alliance Realty LLC - Ketchikan, Alaska

Tongass Federal Credit Union

First Bank of Ketchikan

Lighthouse Services - Ketchikan, Alaska

Island Tech Services - Ketchikan, Alaska

Tongass Forest Enterprises

McPherson Music - Ketchikan, Alaska

Cape Fox Lodge - Ketchikan, Alaska

Hometown Furnishings - Ketchikan, Alaska
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