In June, the Ketchikan Police Department made safety assessments available for local businesses. They look for potential weak spots, and see how prepared a workplace might be for anything from a natural disaster to a vandalism.
Kevin Staples was banned from the rec center for three months after he left a "hateful" note on the windshield of a car parked there.
Just a few days before the start of the school year, the Ketchikan School District is hiring a third second-grade teacher at Houghtaling Elementary School.
The National PTA chose Fawn Mountain as one of 170 schools across the country for the 2014-2016 National PTA Schools of Excellence achievement.
Two Houghtaling Elementary School staff said their second grade classrooms are too full due to families who registered at the last minute.
Three issues the Ketchikan School Board has debated throughout the past school year will be up for debate again at Wednesday’s meeting: financing for student travel, Intensive Needs funding and nutrition rules.
Last year, the Southeast Island School District implemented a four-day school week in all but one school. It worked so well that every school is running on a Monday-Thursday schedule this year.
Environmental conservation groups that threatened to sue the U.S. Forest Service over the Big Thorne Timber Sale have followed through.
Ketchikan resident Glenn Brown is the first person to file for two open Ketchikan School Board seats.
The Herring Cove Tourism Management Program puts regulations on tour operators that do not exist anywhere else in Ketchikan.