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940,000 cruise visitors predicted for 2015 season

The Volendam was the first cruise ship to stop in Ketchikan in 2014.
More than five months before the 2015 season is due to start, the City of Ketchikan has released a draft of next summer’s cruise ship schedule. more

Council argues about how to raise water rates

The City of Ketchikan is seen from the water on a cloudy day.
The Ketchikan City Council spent a lot of time Thursday night talking about water rates. The point of contention was how to raise rates in a way that gets fish processors and other large, industrial water customers on the path toward paying a fair rate, and reducing the subsidy that residential customers currently provide. more