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Ketchikan has an opportunity to support jobs. The U.S. Forest Service is seeking comment on a Saddle Lakes Timber Sale Draft Environmental Impact Statement.

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Ketchikan is an accomplished arts community. We know that.

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Leilah-May Frances (Fairhurst) Anderes, 84, died Sept. 12, 2014 in Rancho Mirage, California, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.
Tony M. Vaughn, 57, died Aug. 11, 2014, at St. Peters Hospital in Olympia, Washington, after battling cancer.
Andrew Ingvar Thompson, 86, died Sept. 5, 2014, in Anchorage.
7/22/2014
Lynne Tallacksen Dohm

Lynne Tallacksen Dohm, 92, died May 14, 2014, at home in Lake Stevens, Washington.

She was born Oct. 25, 1921, in San Francisco, California, to Scandinavian-Russian immigrants.

She graduated from San Francisco State University in 1955.

Her first teaching assignment was in Ketchikan, where she met and married Wallace Dohm, the cousin of Jimmy Diamond.

The couple later moved to Everett, Washington, and she continued her teaching career in the Everett School District.

She earned her master’s degree from Seattle University and finished her career as a reading specialist for the Everett district.

Mrs. Dohm is survived by several cousins in Finland.

A memorial was held at Lake Stevens.