Ketchikan


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Ketch·i·kan

 (kĕch′ĭ-kăn′)
A city of southeast Alaska on an island in the Alexander Archipelago. A supply point for miners during the gold rush of the 1890s, it is now a major port and tourist center on the Inside Passage.
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The big ships dock in Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka for tourists to browse in knickknack shops full of miniature totem poles, seal furs and canned salmon.
Forest Service attract the two giants that dominate the industry in southeastern Alaska: Ketchikan Pulp Company (KPC), now a Louisiana-Pacific subsidiary, and Alaska Pulp Corporation (APC), a Japanese producer.
Other SCN users include Cross Telephone of Oklahoma, Allendale Communications of Michigan, Empire Telephone of New York, Bruce Municipal of Ottawa Canada and KPU of Ketchikan Alaska.
Called Advancing Alaskan Workers, it Is essential to combatting the high turnover rates seen at the Ketchikan shipyard and elsewhere that result when non-Alaskans are recruited to fill the critical skills gap in our state.
a mandatory pre-proposal conference will be held at 2:00 pm on november 4, 2016 at the ketchikan international airport terminal building, 1000 airport terminal way, ketchikan, alaska.
5, 2003, including stops in Victoria or Vancouver, Ketchikan or Sitka, Skagway and Juneau, plus sailing through the glaciers, rock walls and waterfalls of Tracy Arm and the twin Sawyer Glaciers.
After 36 hours at sea--the longest leg of the trip--the family arrived in Ketchikan just in time for breakfast.
Michael Lunn, Ketchikan area supervisor for the Tongass Forest, explains it, "Although it will be some time before recreation can match the value of timber and commercial fishing, it's already contributing to the diversity of the island's economy.
Beedle has more than 20 years of banking experience, including ten in an executive lending role, having served as executive vice president and chief credit officer for Key Bank of Alaska, and vice president and commercial loan administrator for First Bank Ketchikan, Alaska.
SCOPE OF WORK: On an annual basis and excluding property and sales taxes, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough generates approximately 43,000 invoices with an approximate dollar value of $3,283,000 for debts incurred by the general public.
An ongoing public-private partnership between Vigor Industrial and the state of Alaska is paying off in jobs, long-term contracts, and development at the Ketchikan and Seward marinas.
At most of the port calls - the Alaska towns of Ketchikan, Juneau, Sitka and Valdez - passengers found numerous opportunities for shore excursions, some of which can be booked in advance through the cruise line.