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

Class addresses chronic disease

PeaceHealth wants to reduce hospital readmissions in Ketchikan, and a $3.1 million grant from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services has funded several steps toward the goal, including hiring a five-person, full-time outpatient team. The latest program is Living Well Alaska, a course for people with chronic diseases. more

School Board candidates talk school improvement

Candidates Michelle O'Brien and Glenn Brown in the KRBD studio.
The two candidates for Ketchikan School Board talked about their hopes for the school district at a KRBD call-in forum Monday evening. more