Fourth theme and grand marshals announced
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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.
Deer Mountain was the topic of a series of borough emails this week, with some claiming the Ketchikan Gateway Borough manager had been too helpful toward the Alaska Mental Health Trust. more
Both "denial of service" attacks focused on East Coast servers, but Ketchikan Public Utilities Sales and Marketing Division Manager Kim Simpson says some local internet users may have noticed that certain popular sites were inaccessible. more