Power outage in Midtown
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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.
The Ketchikan City Council moved quickly through the short list of action items on Thursday’s agenda, and likely would have been done with the meeting in less than 30 minutes, except a new issue was brought to the Council’s attention by several citizens. more
The 15th boat finished the Race to Alaska on Thursday, just shy of the July 4th deadline. Team Barefoot Wooden Boats was the last to complete the first-ever 750 mile, engineless trek from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan, Alaska. more