Local News

Fourth theme and grand marshals announced

The theme for the upcoming Fourth of July Parade is Highway 2 Our Future, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Alaska Marine Highway System.

According to the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce, the idea was submitted by Terry Wanzer. A draft graphic for the theme incorporates the chemical formula for water, H2O.

The chamber also announced that the parade Grand Marshals will be former Governor and first lady Frank and Nancy Murkowski.

Recent News

Assembly to eye Revilla subdivision contract

Revilla Road Ward Lake map
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Monday will consider a contract with the Ward Cove Group, allowing that company to start work on a detailed development plan for borough-owned land along Revilla Road close to Ward Lake. more

IFA: Hollis dock work won’t cause delays

IFAFerry
Repair work on the state-owned ferry terminal at Hollis is set to start this winter, with completion expected by August of next year. more