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School Board opposes Senate Bill

The Ketchikan School Board approved a resolution opposing Senate Bill 90, which would place all school employees under a state health care plan.  Board member Colleen Scanlon gives an update on Wednesday’s meeting.  SB102413

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Council to vote on retail pot sales

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On Monday night, the Ketchikan City Council decided to vote on the sale of retail marijuana at its next meeting. The Council made this decision after hearing a presentation by Chris French, the Borough Planning and Community Development Director. more

Tulsequah cleanup won’t restart water treatment

Acid drainage from the Tulsequah Chief Mine discolors a leaking containment pond next to the Tulsequah River in British Columbia in 2013. (Photo courtesy Chris Miller/Trout Unlimited)
Canadian regulators say the Tulsequah Chief Project, near Juneau, has agreed to reduce pollution leaking into a nearby river. But the mine won’t have to restart a shuttered water-treatment plant. more