Morning Edition Interviews

Wodehouse resigns / council approves tax increases

Amid controversy, newly-appointed Ketchikan City Council member Russell Wodehouse resigns.  The council approved a seasonal sales tax increase and wastewater rate increase.  Mayor Lew Williams gives an update on the 12/19 meeting.  Council122013

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School Board to consider last-minute teacher hires

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The Ketchikan School Board on Wednesday night will consider new teacher positions at two elementary schools and technology purchases for the Alaska Digital Academy. more

KPU resolving issues with Whitman generators

The Whitman Lake dam. (Alaska Energy Authority photo)
Ketchikan’s newest source of hydroelectric power at Whitman Lake is at least a few weeks away from completion. While most of the work is done, both generators have issues that need to be resolved before Whitman can start adding its 4.6 megawatts to the city-owned Ketchikan Public Utilities electric grid. more