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Alaska legislators should be paid fairly.

Alaska is extremely fortunate in the appointment of Joe Balash.

Casey Donald Nelson Sr., 88, died Nov. 30, 2017, in Anchorage. He was born Feb. 8, 1929, in Prince Rupert, British Columbia.
R2AK has 3rd place finisher

KETCHIKAN (KDN) —  The 2017 Race To Alaska crowned its third-place finishing team as it arrived in Ketchikan just after 3:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon.

Team Bad Kitty’s 750-mile voyage from Port Townsend, Washington lasted a total of five days, four hours and 55 minutes.

A crew of four Canadians from Surrey, British Columbia, Team Bad Kitty manned a 34-foot vessel named Yellow Catamaran.

Bob Davis, Ron Thomas, Paul Doran and Paul Thompson arrived in Ketchikan roughly 24 hours after the first-and second-place teams claimed their respective prizes.

Tailing Team Bad Kitty and still in pursuit of the finish line are teams Ketch Me If U Can and West Coast Wild Ones, who are expected in Ketchikan at some point during the weekend to eventually claim fourth and fifth place in the third-annual Race to Alaska.

At the time of publication on Friday evening, both teams were tracked just southeast of Prince Rupert.