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.
The Ketchikan City Council moved quickly through the short list of action items on Thursday’s agenda, and likely would have been done with the meeting in less than 30 minutes, except a new issue was brought to the Council’s attention by several citizens. more
The 15th boat finished the Race to Alaska on Thursday, just shy of the July 4th deadline. Team Barefoot Wooden Boats was the last to complete the first-ever 750 mile, engineless trek from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan, Alaska. more