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Story Project nominated for more regional Emmys

The Ketchikan Story Project documentary film series has been nominated for additional regional Emmy Awards.

According to the Ketchikan Visitors Bureau, the two most recent films in the series have been nominated in nine categories by the Northwest chapter of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences.

“Ketchikan: The Timber Years” was nominated for Best Historic or Cultural Program. And “Ketchikan: The Bush Pilots” received a film nomination for Best Cultural Documentary.

The project also picked up one feature-segment nomination; three nominations for informational or instructional feature-segment; and three for direction, photography and editing.

The project is run through the Ketchikan Visitors Bureau and funded by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough to promote local culture and history to visitors.

The series won two regional Emmys last year for “Ketchikan: Our Native Legacy.” The series also won several Telly Awards.

This year’s award winners will be announced during a ceremony set for June 7 in Seattle.

Clips from the series are available at www.ketchikanstories.com.

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