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Assembly approves contract with law firm

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly approved a contract with K&L Gates law firm Monday night.  The firm will look at the merit of challenging the state for education funding. Assembly member Mike Painter gives a meeting update.  Assembly110513

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Committee recommends no local retail pot ban

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The Ketchikan Marijuana Advisory Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to recommend that the various municipal governments in the borough not ban the commercial sale of marijuana in Ketchikan, at least not until after the state has completed its regulation process. more

Court rules against Tongass exemption

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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a 2003 exemption on Wednesday that would have made it possible to build roads through the Tongass National Forest. more