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The brisk pace of Southeast Alaska’s commercial pot shrimp fishery that started on Oct. 1 is a reminder that Ketchikan and the broader region have a blue economy that operates year-round, bringing jobs and other economic benefits.
The State of Alaska is deciding how to disburse $50 million in federal CARES Act funding to participants in Alaska’s fisheries, and is asking for public input on the proposed plan.
Most Ketchikan residents likely were asleep at 4:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, when al-Qaeda terrorists crashed a hijacked Boeing 767 airliner into the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City.
Given the variety of viewpoints expressed during Tuesday’s Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly meeting, it was clear that the Assembly’s eventual 5-2 override of a mayoral veto would please some people and upset others.
A little clarification can go a long way, and we hope that the statement issued Wednesday by U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy on Wednesday represents his true view of the Alaska Bypass Mail system in Alaska.
On the (mostly) lighter side, the data-crunchers and list-makers of the world continue to churn out rankings and survey results, many of which arrive at the Daily News’ inbox on a regular basis.