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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Wodehouse resigns / council approves tax increases
House District 36 covers the southern tip of Alaska’s Southeast region. It includes Ketchikan, Saxman, Wrangell, Metlakatla, Hydaburg, Hyder, Loring and Myers Chuck. Two Ketchikan-based candidates hope to represent those communities in the state Legislature: Republican Chere Klein and independent Dan Ortiz. more
Gail Klein of UAS Ketchikan talks about the senior tuition waiver offering along with senior student Margaret Davis, who says she is taking her first college class in 41 years.