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No Property Taxes in the City of Craig? A Referendum May Make this a Reality

Craig, Alaska - Andy Deering and Lisa Radke have taken the initiative and went to the City of Craig to create a petition, that with enough signatures, will become a referendum in the upcoming election this year to get rid of property taxes.

SITNEWS

Island Air Express updates service

“When we started service between Petersburg to Juneau & Ketchikan, we wanted to provide new options to the community. Since the service began, our customers asked for an evening return flight from Juneau to allow single-day trips, whether it be for medical appointments, shopping, work, or just visit

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Lower-priority contaminated sites remain near Ketchikan - KRBD

“Mostly we take them up George Inlet about six miles. We pull up some crab pots and look at the crabs that are there. Release the crabs that we don’t want, and then we come back to George Inlet for a crab lunch,” Sinkey said.

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Ketchikan woman faces felony drug charges - KRBD

“We started investigating those two subjects. Developed one as the main suspect, as the dealer,” he said. “And then subsequent search warrants were executed on multiple subjects as well as the vehicle she was traveling in and finally her residence.”

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Petitions filed to recall Ketchikan School Board president - KRBD

“You grow a connection with your colleagues and your students and you hear a lot of their voiced opinions and what they need,” she said. “They’ve been asking the board to give them what they need, basically. And they’ve been unheard.”

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Tazlina christened at Ketchikan shipyard - KRBD

Ketchikan’s Vigor Alaska shipyard Director of Workforce Development Doug Ward emceed the Tazlina christening ceremony Saturday in Ketchikan. Seated from left are Sen. Bert Stedman, Gov. Bill Walker, Sen. Lisa Murkowski and First Lady Donna Walker. (KRBD photo by Leila Kheiry)

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Blueberry Arts Festival booths, events, attract big crowds - KRBD

It was a nice day for the main festival on Saturday, so locals and cruise ship visitors alike crowded the booths, buying locally made, hand-crafted art and food.

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Native tribes tell DOI in Ketchikan meeting to keep land-trust program - KRBD

The consultation held in the Ketchikan Public Library on August, 3, 2018. (KRBD Photo – Liam Niemeyer)

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Founders' Day celebrates Tsimshian culture and family - KRBD

“I think what Founders’ Day means to me is sharing it with generations of people. Like my mom will be there. My kid will be there,” Johnson said. “And coming from there, my grandfather lived there. It’s about celebrating Native culture among many generations in Southeast Alaska.”

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Ketchikan man honored by FAA for years as aviation mechanic

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — Expecting a small company gathering in honor of his 70th birthday, Stephen Sustarich was surprised to receive instead the Federal Aviation Administration's most prestigious award for aircraft mechanics.

GREENWICHTIME

Fires force Telegraph Creek evacuation - KSTK

British Columbia wildfires have hit the town of Telegraph Creek, just 40 miles from the U.S.-Canadian border.The British Columbia Wildfire Service ordered the evacuation of Telegraph Creek last Sunday. Telegraph sits on the Stikine River and is the closet Canadian town to Wrangell, Alaska.The fire i

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With king restrictions, Wrangell tries out new Coho derby. Will it stick? - KSTK

For 65 years, Wrangell has held the longest king derby in Southeast Alaska, lasting a whole month.

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Sea Lions slaughtered at the WN buoy

According to Eddy, the Orcas swam in circles around the buoy fast enough to generate waves that rocked the buoy, knocking sea lions into the water.

PETERSBURG PILOT

Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Craig in Alaska

A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 143 km W of Craig, Alaska (89 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:09:05 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak19990149, us2000gh9b. Unique identifier: ak19990149. Global date and time of event U

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CCW news briefs: Cedar posts to be unveiled downtown

“I could not believe it when I first saw photos of the posts at the foundry — the pieces have exceeded my hopes and expectations,” Worl said in a release. “It’s exciting to see these posts carved in a traditional way in wood and then cast in a contemporary material. These pieces demonstrate that our

JUNEAU EMPIRE

Ketchikan Public Library Report - KRBD

The library host a Social Justice Reading Group. Rachel Breithaupt gives details. Rebecca Fama discusses other events happening this week at the library.Here is a link to Breithaupt’s Facebook page. You can send a personal message if interested in joining the reading group.

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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Craig in Alaska

A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 143 km W of Craig, Alaska (89 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 07:09:04 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/07/18 / 2018-07-30 16:09:04 / July 30, 2018 @ 4:09 pm. Event ids that are associa

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Planet Alaska: 13 ways of looking at dog salmon

Téel’, dog salmon, chum salmon, Oncorhynchus keta, calico salmon, keta salmon, silverbrite, fall salmon, autumn salmon.

JUNEAU EMPIRE

Petersburg assembly starts discussion on plastic bag ban - KFSK

“You know there responsible people that will use the plastic bags for multiple uses, take out their garbage, pick up their dog poop, whatever but the majority have so many of these, they get into the garbage and the landfill and then into the water,” Havrilek said. He’s hoping businesses will instea

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Where to find the best cruise holidays and deals for 2018

However, we've teamed up with Cruise Nation to make your holiday searching that little bit easier with the launch of our brand newCruise Holidays website!

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