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Pennock resident pens book

Pennock Island resident Tom Hunt recently published a collection of short stories, “Bad Water and Other Stories of the Alaskan Panhandle.”  The fictionalized tales are based on life in Southeast.  HuntBook

Recent News

Hearing held on minimum wage ballot prop

If passed, Proposition 3 would raise the minimum wage by $1 in 2015 and another dollar in 2016. After that, the state’s minimum wage would be adjusted to rise with inflation, but must always be at least a dollar above the national minimum wage. more

2 schools move forward with last-minute hires

Houghtaling second graders at lunch.
Last-minute increases in enrollment caused two Ketchikan elementary schools to scramble for additional classrooms. Both of the schools have new classrooms in place, and they’re moving closer to finalizing the new teacher contracts. more