Morning Edition Interviews

10 million years of salmon evolution

Paleontologist and fish biologist Dr. Gerald Smith is making a presentation at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center Friday night, “10 Million Years of Salmon Evolution and Their Future in a Changing World.”  Smith and artist and fish enthusiast Ray Troll spoke on Morning Edition.  Salmon112713

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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