Local News

Power outage in Midtown

Ketchikan Public Utilities announced a power failure Wednesday afternoon in the vicinity of Carlanna Lake Road and the Bailey Power plant.

According to KPU, linemen are on-scene along with emergency vehicles, and every effort will be made to restore power as soon as possible. Residents are asked to use caution if they need to travel through the affected area.

Recent News

Should the Ketchikan shipyard pay property tax?

The forward half of the Alaska Class Ferry Tazlina moved out of the assembly hall at the Vigor Alaska shipyard in Ketchikan. (Photo by Leila Kheiry)
On the agenda for Monday is consideration of a citizen request that the borough start charging the shipyard property tax. more

New manager wants 10% overall budget cut, to start

Borough Seal
If the Ketchikan Gateway Borough maintains its current spending levels, it faces a projected $1 million deficit this year, and with no changes will pretty much run out of money by 2022. more