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Assembly nixes Parnell letter

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly voted against mailing a letter drafted by assembly members Glen Thompson and Agnes Moran to Governor Sean Parnell.  The comments earlier this month by Parnell regarding the Borough’s education funding lawsuit, and the proposed response from the Assembly were a hot topic Tuesday night.  Alan Bailey speaks about that and other issues voted on.  Assembly021914

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Council argues about how to raise water rates

The City of Ketchikan is seen from the water on a cloudy day.
The Ketchikan City Council spent a lot of time Thursday night talking about water rates. The point of contention was how to raise rates in a way that gets fish processors and other large, industrial water customers on the path toward paying a fair rate, and reducing the subsidy that residential customers currently provide. more

School Board approves 3-year teachers’ contract

Revilla Alternative School is part of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District.
The agreement provides raises for teachers in each of the three years: One percent for the first year, retroactive to July 1, and 2.5 percent for each of the subsequent years of the contract. more