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Front Street construction work under way

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.

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Canada OKs KSM mine’s environmental plans

Seabridge Gold's Brent Murphy points to a valley to be dammed to hold tailings from the KSM mine during a July tour. The project just won federal environmental approval. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)
A controversial mine near Southeast Alaska’s border won approval from Canada’s federal government. Critics say it could pollute salmon-bearing rivers. more

Juneau Diocese announces priest changes

Holy Name Parish in Ketchikan will be getting a new priest in February. The Diocese of Juneau announced this week that the Rev. Patrick Travers will leave St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Juneau to serve as the pastor of Holy Name. more