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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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Borough FY2015 budget: No new taxes

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough has introduced its proposed fiscal year 2015 budget, with no increase in tax rates, but a projected rise in revenue, nonetheless. more

Ketchikan hosts high school music festival

Thunder Mountain Jazz Band performs in the Kayhi auditorium.
Around 500 young musicians from all over Southeast Alaska brought their instruments and voices to Ketchikan last weekend for Music Festival. It’s an event that rotates between Ketchikan, Juneau, and Sitka each year. more