Morning Edition Interviews

City Council Meeting Report

Mayor Lew Williams III joined us on Morning Edition to discuss last night’s City Council meeting.

He outlined the 2013 capital improvements likely to be made at the Yates Building, Hopkins Alley and elsewhere. The mayor also talked about the latest developments with the soon-to-be-built Ketchikan Skate Park, as well as the Ketchikan Indian Community’s plan to win clear title to the Deer Mountain Tribal Hatchery.

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