Local News

Utility work to close downtown street Sunday

The City of Ketchikan Public Works Department will close the corner of Front and Mill streets downtown to all traffic from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday for utility work.

A detour route will be provided and marked. Please watch for signs and workers in the area.

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The Ketchikan Marijuana Advisory Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to recommend that the various municipal governments in the borough not ban the commercial sale of marijuana in Ketchikan, at least not until after the state has completed its regulation process. more

Court rules against Tongass exemption

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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a 2003 exemption on Wednesday that would have made it possible to build roads through the Tongass National Forest. more