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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • 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. Population: 7,450.

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  • KETCHIKAN MAN CONVICTED BY F.DERAL.JURY OF.DRUG TRAF.ICKING - United States Attorney Karen L. L.effler announced F.iday that after deliberating for approximately four hours, a federal jury in Anchorage found Eulogio F. Seludo, of Ketchikan, Alaska, guilty of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, five counts of distributing methamphetamine, one count of attempted possession with intent to possess methamphetamine, and one count of possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute.

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  • The only airport in Ketchikan is on Gravena Island.

    Think Progress » Sen. Stevens doesn’t have to retire.

  • Yeah, 1/29/10 will be my last day working at Waldenbooks store 1435 in Ketchikan Alaska.

    Borders CEO Resigns – Brian Keene

  • Murkowski, tall and reserved, has bounced back from her defeat with a ferocity that's almost out of character, reminding voters why they like her: She listens intently, she understands Alaskan issues - fishing, infrastructure needs, energy - and she is a native, born in Ketchikan, raised in Fairbanks.

    Alaska Sen. Murkowski embraces new outsider status with write-in campaign

  • Yet there they were in Ketchikan waving “Taxed Enough Already!” signs and demanding an end to federal spending.

    That Was Then

  • "She said any event she can take her kids to is an event she tries to attend," said Jennifer McCarthy, who helped organize the June 2007 Family Day Celebration picnic in Ketchikan that Piper attended with her parents.

    Palin Family Plan - Swampland - TIME.com

  • The airport at Ketchikan is on Gravena Island, about a half mile off shore.

    A Shaved Butt for Obama?

  • Ketchikan is a port city with limited land, so thus they have had to build their airport on adjacent land, much like Hong Kong had to do with their new airport, except we used an existing island rather than building one from scratch.

    Think Progress » Sen. Stevens doesn’t have to retire.

  • Third, you make a significant leap in logic when you say “Ketchikan is a port city with limited land, so thus they have had to build their airport on adjacent land … So yes, Ketchikan needs and deserves a bridge to their airport.”

    Think Progress » Sen. Stevens doesn’t have to retire.

  • If you had to spend the money on a transportation project what would you spend it on in Ketchikan?

    Think Progress » Sen. Stevens doesn’t have to retire.

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