Morning Edition Interviews

City Council debates sales tax increase

City Council Member Marty West gives a recap of the Thursday night Council meeting, where members voted on a 1-percent seasonal sales tax increase. The vote passed, but one member who voted “yes” said he would like to reconsider a new proposal, for a half percent sales tax increase year-round. The Council will vote again at their meeting next week.

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Roy McPherson speaks about the Jerry Galley Memorial Scholarship Concert and Ketchikan Community Concert Band performances. 23bandmore