Tongass sees busy 2018 wildfire season; rest of Alaska, no

The wildfire season was busier than usual in southeast Alaska
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Woman dies in fall into water near Ketchikan harbor

The body of a woman has been recovered from waters off Ketchikan
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Lt. governor's resignation sparks doubt in Alaska politics

Some supporters of Alaska Gov. Bill Walker struggled Wednesday to understand the abrupt resignation of Walker's lieutenant governor and what that means for his
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Ketchikan union, school district agree to mediation meetings

Mediation meetings between the Ketchikan Education Association and the school district have been scheduled after months of contentious contract negotiations
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Ketchikan City Council bans eagle feeding

The Ketchikan City Council passed in second reading an ordinance banning intentionally feeding wild eagles within city limits
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Trial moved for man charged in Alaska doctor's death

The trial of a Washington state man charged in the death of an Alaska surgeon will be held in Juneau
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Trial moved for Washington state man charged in death

The trial of a Washington state man charged in the death of an Alaska surgeon will be held in Juneau
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Alaska issues air quality violations to 8 cruise ships

Alaska environmental managers have issued notices to eight cruise ships for violating air quality standards during the summer cruise season
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Ordinance banning feeding eagles moves forward

The Ketchikan City Council approved an ordinance that would ban intentionally feeding various types of birds, including eagles.
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Ordinance banning intentionally feeding eagles moves forward

The Ketchikan City Council approved an ordinance that would ban intentionally feeding various types of birds, including eagles.
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Ketchikan holds its first film festival

A drone video showing what Keith Wadley has been doing in his retirement, a video taking its viewers inside and around the Baranof Hot Springs and a cautionary
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A trail less traveled: Paddling from the capital to Canada

A Swiss couple was paddling all the way to Ketchikan, Alaska
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Agencies map tectonic fault that touches southeast Alaska

Federal agencies have completed the first high-resolution mapping of a fast-moving underwater tectonic fault that extends from Vancouver Island, Canada, to sout
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Ketchikan shipyard expects to lay off 50 to 80 workers

A Ketchikan shipyard is expecting to lay off 50 to 80 workers between October and the end of the year
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Ketchikan shipyard expects to lay off up to 80 workers

A Ketchikan shipyard is expecting to lay off 50 to 80 workers between October and the end of the year
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Ketchikan man honored by FAA for years as aviation mechanic

Expecting a small company gathering in honor of his 70th birthday, Stephen Sustarich was surprised to receive instead the Federal Aviation Administration's most
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Brewing up business in Ketchikan: A new taste in town

Ketchikan can't seem to get enough of Bawden Street Brewing Co., the city's first brewery in more than 15 years
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Lonely Planet has launched its first guidebooks to cruising

The travel publisher Lonely Planet has launched its first guidebooks to cruising
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Duck boats linked to more than 40 deaths since 1999

Duck boats like the one that sank in Branson, Missouri, killing 17 people, have a long history of safety problems
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Report: Weather was deteriorating before Alaska plane crash

Investigators say a pilot who crashed a charter plane on an Alaska mountain initially confused the snow-covered slopes with a body of water in deteriorating wea
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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA
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Alaska plane survivor: 'For those wondering I'm alive'

A woman who survived a plane crash in Alaska says she's thankful to be alive
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The Latest: Pilot says he tried to avoid mountainous terrain

The pilot of a small plane that crashed in Alaska says he tried unsuccessfully to avoid the mountainous terrain the plane hit
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Alaska plane survivor: 'Thankful that I am alive'

A woman who survived a plane crash Tuesday in southeast Alaska says she's thankful to be alive
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