Morning Edition Interviews

School board approves budget

The Ketchikan School Board approved the FY15 budget Wednesday night.  The board also considered revisions to the student nutrition policy.  Board member Trevor Shaw gives details. (CORRECTION from Shaw…The local contribution requested from the Borough is $8.5 million.  24board

Recent News

NOAA releases annual fisheries report

Sportfishing remains strong throughout the United States, according to the NOAA 2013 Fisheries of the U.S. Report.
A table of U.S. commercial landings put Ketchikan in 12th place for the pounds landed: about 144 million pounds; and in 11th place for the value of that seafood: about $76 million more

The high cost of home games in rural Alaska

A snapshot from Kayhi's football game against Seward. Ketchikan paid $8,700 for fly the Seward team here.
Ketchikan teams sometimes pay for their competition to travel here for home games. more