Childcare shortage in Ketchikan prompts meeting
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Jessica Mills Clark of the Association for Education of Young Children discusses the severe shortage of childcare options for children under 5. There will be a meeting to brainstorm solutions to the problem at Community Connections Thursday, May 29 from 5:30 – 7 p.m.
A controversial mine near Southeast Alaska’s border won approval from Canada’s federal government. Critics say it could pollute salmon-bearing rivers. more
Holy Name Parish in Ketchikan will be getting a new priest in February. The Diocese of Juneau announced this week that the Rev. Patrick Travers will leave St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Juneau to serve as the pastor of Holy Name. more