Local News

Woman allegedly had meth mailed to her home

A 56-year-old Ketchikan woman faces felony drug charges after she allegedly had methamphetamine mailed to her home.

According to the Ketchikan Police Department, local officers worked with U.S. Postal Service Inspectors to complete the delivery to Roosevelt Drive. After the package was delivered on Friday afternoon, officers arrested Teresa R. Redman, charging her with third- and fourth-degree controlled-substance misconduct.

The package allegedly contained seven grams of methamphetamine.

Redman was arraigned on the charges over the weekend. Her next hearing is set for Oct. 1.

Recent News

Youth crew cleans Tongass, even under rain

0726151328a (1)
The Youth Conservation Corps came to Ketchikan and the surrounding Tongass National Forest this past month to work with a local branch of the U.S Forest Service. That meant helping out timber crews, cleaning up around fisheries and clearing trails -- rain or shine. more

Tobacco tax ordinance ready for Assembly vote

(Creative Commons image)
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough has completed drafting an ordinance that would impose a $3-per-pack tobacco tax within borough boundaries. The ordinance also would tax other tobacco products – including e-cigarettes – at 75 percent of their wholesale price. more