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Ward, Templin reappointed to state boards

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.

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