Front Street construction work under way
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The City of Ketchikan announced Tuesday morning that Alaska Department of Transportation crews are replacing a casting on Front Street near the south end of the downtown tunnel.
Travel lanes have been narrowed for the work, and flaggers are present. Drivers are asked to use caution in the area.
Consolidation has failed in Ketchikan many times in the past. Now, a group of people in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough’s North End is trying something completely different: They want to create another city in the borough, which would add a fourth local government in a community of about 13,000 people. more
The Ketchikan Marijuana Advisory Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to recommend that the various municipal governments in the borough not ban the commercial sale of marijuana in Ketchikan, at least not until after the state has completed its regulation process. more