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Power outage in Midtown

Ketchikan Public Utilities announced a power failure Wednesday afternoon in the vicinity of Carlanna Lake Road and the Bailey Power plant.

According to KPU, linemen are on-scene along with emergency vehicles, and every effort will be made to restore power as soon as possible. Residents are asked to use caution if they need to travel through the affected area.

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Ketchikan's state courthouse in downtown.
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Ketchikan Youth Court's newest members are sworn in  Thursday, February 26, 2015 in Borough Assembly chambers.
Ketchikan Youth Court inducted nine new members Thursday during a ceremony at Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly chambers. Wearing his judicial robe, Superior Court Judge Trevor Stephens administered the oath. more