Morning Edition Interviews

James A. Cole pens maritime history

Author Jim Cole will be in Ketchikan April 2nd to present his book, “Drawing on our History: Fishing Vessels of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.”  Cole provides a narrative history and penned most of the drawings.

Recent News

Mayor gives annual State of the City address

City Mayor Lew Williams III speaks to the Chamber of Commerce.
Williams was cautiously optimistic about the city. He cited challenges such as reduced state financial aid and aging city infrastructure, but Williams also stressed the city’s strengths, such as a diverse economic base and new opportunities opening up at the shipyard and in the mining industry. more

Tobacco tax up for City Council discussion

The Ketchikan City Council meets in regular session Thursday, and one of the items on the agenda is discussion of a possible excise tax on tobacco products. more