The Friends of the Ketchikan Public Library hosted the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce After Hours event Thursday at the new library building. The city has not yet taken ownership of the building, but it’s essentially complete. Furniture and stacks for the books still need to be put into place before the library can start moving in, sometime in the next couple of months.
Sneak peek of the new Ketchikan Public Library
You might not expect an ancient Aboriginal instrument from Australia to find its way to Alaska. But walk around downtown Ketchikan on a warm day and you may hear 15-year-old Kinani Halvorsen playing her didgeridoo. She’s played the unusual instrument for three years. more
Some small Southeast Alaska communities have struggled to keep their girls’ high school basketball teams alive because of low numbers. In Thorne Bay, the girls’ team dissolved halfway through this season when their coach and her daughter left town. But one girl didn't let that stop her from playing. more