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Video: Ketchikan Creek

Here’s a little video from Saturday, when there was quite a bit of flooding in Ketchikan following about 13 inches of rain in five days. This was shot on Freeman Street next to Ketchikan Creek, and you can see just how close the creek water was to the road.

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Myra Zelensky teaches a 35-student French 1 class.
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