Author Archives: Maria Dudzak

Compassionate Friends helps grieving families

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Karen Pitcher and Ann Lucas speak about Compassionate Friends of Ketchikan, a support group for families that have lost children. They also talk about the world-wide candlelight vigil on December 11th.

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Library Report

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Amanda Kiely talks about the Winter Reading Program and other events planned during spring break.

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WISH off probation

Ketchikan’s Women in Safe Homes is no longer on probation. WISH was put on probation in the fall of 2015 after a site visit by State Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault officials found the emergency shelter out of compliance on several regulations.

Kayhi decathletes take first in four events

AcademDecathKayhi’s Academic Decathlon team completed its first regional meet of the year in Juneau this past weekend. Ketchikan students took first place in four out of the 10 events.

Presentation looks at the Inupiaq way of life

Spring 2015 Presentations

Dr. Brandon Chapman speaks about his time living in the Arctic Region, and his presentation “Mapping and Participating in the Inupiaq Way of Life” taking place December 6th as part of the ASK UAS series.

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Opportunities continue for maritime industry

Doug Ward at the November 30th Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce luncheon.The Ketchikan Marine Industry Council supports growth and expansion of Ketchikan’s marine economy. Doug Ward gave an update on KMIC at Wednesday's Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

DDF tournament needs judges

Audrey Kistler, Piper Cooper and Luke Dossett of the Kayhi Debate, Drama and Forensic team speak about the group and upcoming competition December 9th and 10th. Judges are needed.

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Arts Council Report

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Marni Rickelmann and Jeff Fitzwater speak about the Winter Art Walk, youth art exhibit, music performances, dances and more. Rob Holston a Chet Baker jazz night and the Clover Pass Christmas.

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Shopping and eating in Afghanistan

Afghan market (photo courtesy of Sabra Simmonds).Ketchikan resident Sabra Simmonds spent the past two years living and working in Afghanistan. She spoke about what Afghanistan is really like, including preparing food and shopping.

Ketchikan Senior Services relocating

The Saxman Senior Center, new home to Ketchikan Senior Services.Ketchikan Senior Services is moving to a new location. Programs will move from the Water Street building to the Saxman Senior Center in mid-December.