Ketchikan residents Amanda Mitchell and KJ Harris have filed to run for Ketchikan City Council. Mitchell has not run for public office before. Harris is a current City Council member whose seat is opening this term, and he is seeking re-election.
The 39th Annual Blueberry Arts Festival filled Ketchikan’s Main Street on a sunny Saturday with local artists, vendors, and thousands of people.
The Ketchikan School Board gathered for an informal goal setting session Wednesday evening. The Board took advantage of the discussion to express concern over its relationship with the Borough to a member of the Association of Alaska School Boards.
About 20 local children spent this week trying to rescue astronauts and rovers stranded on faraway planets. Or at least…they built Lego robots that simulated those missions.
A new hydro power project on Prince of Wales Island has been approved for a huge loan, bringing it one hurdle closer to completion.
There are more than 100 people employed at Ketchikan’s Vigor Industrial Shipyard. Out of all of them, Cat Wong might have the most unusual story about how she got there.
The Ketchikan School Board Wednesday night approved required background checks for volunteer chaperones on overnight school-sponsored trips. The policy recommendation came from the newly formed Student Safety Committee.
The Board will vote on whether to require background checks for volunteer chaperones on overnight trips. The recommendation came from a school safety committee formed earlier this year. If the Board approves the change, it will go into effect in the upcoming school year.
Last week, several Ketchikan residents boarded the Crown Princess as part of a ceremony celebrating the ship’s first year on an Alaska itinerary.
Ketchikan celebrated Independence Day with parades, hot dogs, rubber ducks, and lumberjacks.