Local News

Bigelow hired to lead Valdez Medical Center

According to The Associated Press, Ketchikan’s Barbara Bigelow soon will be the new administrator for Providence Valdez Medical Center.

Officials with Providence Health & Services say Bigelow will begin her new job Aug. 5th.

Bigelow has nearly 30 years of experience with hospitals in Alaska, including Wrangell Medical Center and Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.

She most recently has worked with PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center.

Recent News

Hudson leads in Metlakatla mayoral primary

While local elections took place in Ketchikan Tuesday, nearby Metlakatla held its primary election. Four-hundred-eighty-seven Metlakatla voters went to the polls, and 134 voted absentee. more

Transportation plan input sought

transit meeting graphic
A coalition of several groups that provide transportation are seeking input for the new 5-year plan. Kyan Reeve and Leslie Jackson give more details. more