Ward, Templin reappointed to state boards
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The governor’s office announced new appointments to state boards this week, and two area residents were on the list.
Doug Ward, director of shipyard development for Ketchikan’s Vigor Alaska, formerly called Alaska Ship and Drydock, was reappointed to the Alaska Workforce Investment Board.
And Brian Templin, the city planner for the City of Craig, was reappointed to a seat on the Alaska State Emergency Response Commission.
Point Higgins Elementary School, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, has more preschoolers than anticipated and needs another teacher. more
Last week, Ketchikan residents gathered at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center auditorium to watch an hour-long video called “Chasing the Dragon.” It’s an FBI-produced film about opioid abuse. After the film the audience and a panel of experts talked for two more hours about the problem of drug abuse, and what individuals in the community can do to help. more