Two films from a documentary series about Ketchikan won regional Emmy awards during an awards ceremony Saturday in Seattle.
The films are part of the Ketchikan Story Project series, a Ketchikan Visitors Bureau project funded by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough to provide information about Ketchikan for visitors.
“Ketchikan: The Timber Years” won for best historical or cultural program, with trophies handed over to producer Deby Santos and writer/producer Laurel Lindahl. Richard A. Cooper is the Director of Photography and Patti Mackey the Executive Producer.
“Ketchikan: The Bush Pilots” won in the post-production director category, and that Emmy went to Cooper.
In 2013, “Ketchikan: Our Native Legacy” won two regional Emmys. Other segments in the Story Project series focus on fishing and the artists.
For more information about Ketchikan Story Project, go to www.ketchikanstories.com.
- A damaged traffic light prompted authorities to close lanes of Egan drive until repairs could be made. The light has been fixed.
- The window of a house was shot out in the Auke Bay area Saturday. No one was injured.
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- At least 50 First Nations and tribes signed a treaty Thursday opposing tar sands expansion plans that they view as "a collective threat to our Nations."