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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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Deer Mountain logging off the table for now

A springtime view of Deer Mountain. (KRBD file photo by Leila Kheiry)
Mental Health Trust Land Office Executive Director John Morrison says that while a federal land exchange deal wasn’t approved by Congress during its last session, he is confident that the reintroduced bill will pass this year. more

Metlakatla hopes to increase hydro capacity

A view of Metlakatla on Annette Island, Alaska's only Native reserve. (File photo by Leila Kheiry)
For the past couple years, Metlakatla residents have been asked to conserve power. The lake levels on Annette Island have been low, and this winter’s cold, dry spell made things even worse. But, recent rainy weather has provided some relief while Metlakatla Power and Light works toward increasing its hydro capacity. more