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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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Reconsideration opposed

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About a week after the Ketchikan Gateway Borough asked the Alaska Supreme Court to reconsider its order for a stay pending appeal of the borough’s education funding lawsuit, state attorneys filed their expected opposition. more

2nd set of groups appeals Big Thorne ruling

A second coalition of conservation groups that opposes the Big Thorne Timber Sale on Prince of Wales Island has filed its own appeal and motion for an injunction following a U.S. District Court ruling against them. more