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Governor Parnell talks timber, oil in Ketchikan

Governor Sean Parnell swung through Ketchikan this week on an annual end-of-summer tour of the state. He spoke with KRBD’s Sean Carlson about a range of issues, from timber production to the controversial oil tax law repeal effort.

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Assembly delays decision on taxing shipyard

Ketchikan's shipyard is seen in 2012. (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld)
A proposal to charge the Ketchikan Shipyard property tax or an equivalent payment in lieu of taxes was postponed by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Monday. more

Should the Ketchikan shipyard pay property tax?

The forward half of the Alaska Class Ferry Tazlina moved out of the assembly hall at the Vigor Alaska shipyard in Ketchikan. (Photo by Leila Kheiry)
On the agenda for Monday is consideration of a citizen request that the borough start charging the shipyard property tax. more