Ketchikan celebrates Independence Day
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Life-sized sculptures on Dave Rubin’s The Rock appear to be watching the fireworks show late on the Fourth of July.
Those strolling through Ketchikan on Thursday were sure to come across the dizzying array of July 4th celebrations. With a logging competition, a duck race, an art unveiling, fireworks and more, it’s understandable if you didn’t make it to every event. This audio postcard of the festivities in town gives a brief taste of the unique nature of Ketchikan’s July 4th celebrations.
A resolution urging the International Joint Commission to get involved in the issue of transboundary mines will be in front of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Monday. more
The state Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified a body from last week’s house fire as that of the resident, 49-year-old Ralph Smith of Ketchikan. more