Local News

Jackson Street construction continues

While construction continues on Jackson Street, the City of Ketchikan recommends that pedestrians use Seventh and Fifth avenues when walking between Ketchikan High School, Holy Name Elementary, and/or Houghtaling Elementary.

Construction on Jackson street will continue through September 21st.

The following link provides a map of the recommended walking routes.

http://www.flashalertnewswire.net/images/news/2012-09/1414/57541/PEDESTRIAN_DETOUR_JACKSON_AND_BARANOF_WORK_ZONE_Layout_reduced.pdf

Recent News

Ketchikan borough to consider mine resolution

Muddy water from the breached Mount Polley Mine tailings pond dam floods a downstream creek and road Monday. (Cariboo Regional District Emergency Operations Centre photo)
A resolution urging the International Joint Commission to get involved in the issue of transboundary mines will be in front of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Monday. more

State identifies body from Blackberry Lane fire

The state Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified a body from last week’s house fire as that of the resident, 49-year-old Ralph Smith of Ketchikan. more