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Local governments can't wait on climate change

...tomorrow's risks easier to manage, while saving current and future taxpayer dollars in the process. When the Ketchikan Gateway Borough used pool covers to reduce heat loss and used biofuels to operate the Ketchikan International Airport, petroleum...
Body cams for animal control? Give it a shot

...proves problematic, then stop the camera. The Ketchikan Gateway Borough will be considering a proposal to adopt body...Deciding to adopt body cams might be helpful to the Ketchikan Gateway Borough's Department of Animal Protection. It might...
What others say: Word as bond

...surprise those who solely relied on Walker's statements when he was running for election.When asked about the Ketchikan Gateway Borough's lawsuit in October, during a debate hosted by the Ketchikan Daily News, Walker the candidate told a Ketchikan...
Alaska Senate passes bill to eliminate daylight saving time

...constitution's provision that no state tax will be earmarked for any special purpose.The lawsuit was brought by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough. State legislators, grappling with a multibillion-dollar budget deficit amid low oil prices, have been...
Governor says he's not threatening Ketchikan

JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell said Friday that he wasn't threatening the Ketchikan Gateway Borough when he said its lawsuit against the state over school funding could "shade or color" reaction to the community's requests...
Bill would repeal local contribution to education

JUNEAU - A lawsuit filed by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough over Alaska's education funding has prompted...actually some of the state's most prosperous," Ketchikan Gateway Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst said to the committee...
School budgets being cut statewide

...Groves, the business manager at the Ketchikan Borough School District. "It really depends what the state and (Ketchikan Gateway Borough) do."The five districts are facing cuts to operating funds ranging from 2.38 percent in Kenai to 5.36...
Senate panel considers dual track tenure system

...Mount Edgecumbe and the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Kodiak Island Borough and Ketchikan Gateway Borough.The bill remains in committee.
Lawsuit over school funding heads to court in June

...compares it to other programs requiring local matches for state dollars.Arguments are scheduled for June 2. The Ketchikan Gateway Borough sued in January, arguing a required local contribution for schools is unconstitutional. The borough claims...

...Ketchikan.In the end, the construction of a drive-down float was a joint project of the City of Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough and the State of Alaska, each of which provided a portion of the float's approximately $5.17 million price...


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