Morning Edition Interviews

Mayor Lew Williams III on the February 7 City Council Meeting

Mayor Williams talked about the nixed plan for a change in the local sales tax, plans for the Ketchikan Indian Community salmon hatchery and more. citycouncilreport282013

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Mayor gives annual State of the City address

City Mayor Lew Williams III speaks to the Chamber of Commerce.
Williams was cautiously optimistic about the city. He cited challenges such as reduced state financial aid and aging city infrastructure, but Williams also stressed the city’s strengths, such as a diverse economic base and new opportunities opening up at the shipyard and in the mining industry. more

Tobacco tax up for City Council discussion

The Ketchikan City Council meets in regular session Thursday, and one of the items on the agenda is discussion of a possible excise tax on tobacco products. more