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R2AK Explained

Race to Alaska Stage 1 Race start:┬áJune 13, 2022, Port Townsend, WashingtonStage 2 Race start:┬áJune 16, 2022, Victoria, BCFINISH Race end: TBD, 2022, Ketchikan, Alaska Would you like to get involved without joining the actual…

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Ketchikan, Tourism, Strategy

Ketchikan Tourism Strategy

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough (KGB) has partnered with Confluence Sustainability and the George Washington University International Institute of Tourism Studies with the intent to develop a tourism destination management strategy. Working directly with the community,…

COVID, Collection Kit, COVID-19, At-home Test

Alaska removes travel restrictions

2020 was a destination marketers nightmare. Alaska imposed a travel ban prohibiting non-residents from entering the State other than for essential business. For many fishing lodges, that translated into immediate cancellations and lost revenue. The…

Photo courtesy of United States Coast Guard / The Defender-class boat, also called Response Boat - Small (RB-S) and Response Boat - Homeland Security (RB-HS).

Forgive me Father for I have sinned.

That was the confession LAST Sunday when a man borrowed at 14′ Lund skiff from Knudson Cove Marina… and then proceeded to stay out until the next day. When the boater did not return at…