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
Prince of Wales is managing its first completely young-growth timber sale as part of a larger initiative to switch from old-growth to young-growth lumber. Meant to ease tensions with environmentalists and the public, it's proving more complex than it seems. more
Three executive sessions are on the Ketchikan City Council's agenda for Thursday, along with a letter from the Arts Council asking the city to offer the old fire hall for sale, to see whether there's any real interest. more