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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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Ketchikan 4th-grader wins statewide art contest

Photo used courtesy of the Federal Subsistence Board.
The Federal Subsistence Board announced today that 9-year-old Reilly McCue of Ketchikan is the winner of its annual subsistence themed art contest. more

Rep. Ortiz concerned about some budget cuts

Recently elected House District 36 Rep. Dan Ortiz speaks during a Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce event.
House District 36 Rep. Dan Ortiz is worried about the repercussions of some proposed state budget cuts, especially cuts that could lead to reduced revenue for the state, such as those to the state timber program and the Alaska Marine Highway System. more