Morning Edition Interviews

Assembly supports bridge option…and ferry

The Borough Assembly voted in support of a two-bridge option to access Gravina, but not confident the State will support a bridge, voted in favor of approved ferry access.  Assembly member Agnes Moran gives an update on Tuesday’s meeting.   Assembly090413

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Youth crew cleans Tongass, even under rain

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The Youth Conservation Corps came to Ketchikan and the surrounding Tongass National Forest this past month to work with a local branch of the U.S Forest Service. That meant helping out timber crews, cleaning up around fisheries and clearing trails -- rain or shine. more

Tobacco tax ordinance ready for Assembly vote

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The Ketchikan Gateway Borough has completed drafting an ordinance that would impose a $3-per-pack tobacco tax within borough boundaries. The ordinance also would tax other tobacco products – including e-cigarettes – at 75 percent of their wholesale price. more