Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, and Sen. Albert Kookesh, D-Angoon, are vying for the new Senate District Q seat, which covers most of Southeast Alaska. The two were in Ketchikan Wednesday, and talked about issues of regional concern during a live candidate call-in forum.
Senate District Q forum
Two tax proposals are in front of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Monday. The first would raise the sales-tax cap on single-purchase items from $1,000 to $1,500; the second would establish a boroughwide marijuana excise tax. more