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November 19, 2004

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jpg Michael ReaganMichael Reagan: Get Off Their Backs - Are the media on our side, or are they rooting for a bunch of murderous thugs who enjoy lopping off innocent peoples' heads? We are once again getting the answer loud and clear - to the media what the United States does in Iraq is always wrong, and the enemy is usually shown, not as a terrorist, but a victim of unwarranted U.S. aggression. - More...
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mp3Alaska: Listen to this story... Two Prince of Wales men have been arrested in connection with this Sunday's murder of 48-year-old Craig resident Lauri Waterman. Deanna Garrison has this report.
KRBD - Ketchikan Public Radio - Friday - November 19, 2004 6:00 pm

Alaska: Thorne Bay Man Arrested, Charged With Murder; Another Arrest Pending - Late Thursday night Alaska State Troopers arrested Brian James Radel, age 24, of Thorne Bay for the alleged murder of Lauri Waterman of Craig. Radel was charged with Murder in the First Degree. Other charges of conspiracy, burglary, kidnapping and tampering with physical evidence are pending. - More...
Friday - November 19, 2004

photosAlaska: ADF&G Commissioner Kevin C. Duffy Retires From State Service - On Thursday, Kevin C. Duffy, Commissioner of Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), announced that he is retiring effective December 31, 2004 to accept a position as Executive Director of the At-Sea Processors Association (APA). The APA represents U.S.-flag catcher/processor vessels that operate in the Bering Sea.

"It has been an honor and my pleasure to serve the people of Alaska under Governor Frank Murkowski," said Commissioner Duffy. "ADF&G employees are extremely dedicated and talented professionals who make ADF&G an exceptional place to work. As Commissioner, I have come to know and respect ADF&G employees, and wish them the best in their personal and professional pursuits." - More...
Friday - November 19, 2004

Alaska: U.S. House Gives Quick Approval To Sate, Native Corp. Land Acceleration Bill - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) thanked Congressman Don Young (R-AK) Wednesday for quickly shepherding her Senate bill through the House, gaining final approval for a law that will speed the conveyance of pending Alaska and Native corporation land claims within the next five years. - More...
Friday - November 19, 2004

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photosKetchikan, Alaska - Let There Be Light! -- Citizens Light & Power and then KPU - At the Incorporation of the City of Ketchikan back in the summer of 1900, the little town on Tongass Narrows was powered largely by optimism and resolve. The Alaska Gold Rush of '98 had focused the eyes of the world on the nation's Last Frontier. The courageous and confident were among those who "rushed" north to participate not just in the search for gold but in the founding of a great new American territory. Ketchikan's pioneer founders moved quickly to develop such modern amenities as electric lights and indoor plumbing. - Read the rest of this story by June Allen....
Tuesday - November 16, 2004

arrow The State Capitol and Its Marble and keeping the capital in Juneau

arrow A Legendary Mountain of Jade; Just one of Alaska's Arctic Wonders

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 Read more feature stories by June Allen...

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