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Ketchikan Borough celebrates 50th anniversary

Borough Mayor Dave Kiffer flips burgers at the White Cliff Building


The Ketchikan Gateway Borough officially celebrated its 50th anniversary on Friday. KRBD’s Sean Carlson was there, and put together this audio postcard of speeches, music and sizzle of the burgers cooked by none other than the borough mayor.

The Point Band plays throughout the day in Borough Assembly Chambers

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Mental Health committee to vote on reconsideration

Deer Mountain (KRBD file photo)
The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority’s resource management committee meets Wednesday starting at 1 p.m., and will vote on whether to recommend reconsideration of the Trust Board’s decision to start the process of logging parts of Deer Mountain and a parcel in Petersburg. more

Charter election to be in-person after all

Borough Seal
During a four-minute special meeting Monday night, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly voted unanimously to change the by-mail special Charter Commission election to an in-person election. more