Author Archives: Leila Kheiry

Assembly to eye Revilla subdivision contract

Revilla Road Ward Lake mapThe Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Monday will consider a contract with the Ward Cove Group, allowing that company to start work on a detailed development plan for borough-owned land along Revilla Road close to Ward Lake.

IFA: Hollis dock work won’t cause delays

IFAFerryRepair work on the state-owned ferry terminal at Hollis is set to start this winter, with completion expected by August of next year.

Craig Parks and Recreation

Victoria Merritt with the Craig Parks and Recreation report for October 24th.

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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

House District 36 race enters the final stretch

hd36Chamber forumHouse District 36 covers the southern tip of Alaska’s Southeast region. It includes Ketchikan, Saxman, Wrangell, Metlakatla, Hydaburg, Hyder, Loring and Myers Chuck. Two Ketchikan-based candidates hope to represent those communities in the state Legislature: Republican Chere Klein and independent Dan Ortiz.

Ketchikan the ‘most exciting’ city in Alaska

Stair street-downtownThe real estate website Movoto.com, which in April ranked Ketchikan the sixth best place to live in Alaska, now has placed the First City in first place for excitement.

Extinguishers: More than just point-and-shoot

KRBD's intern, Megan Petersen, practices putting out a controlled fire with an extinguisher.In a perfect world, none of us will ever need to use a fire extinguisher. But we all know the world isn’t perfect, so it’s recommended that we at least prepare for the possibility.

Alleged escapee quickly caught, charged

A 26-year-old Ketchikan woman who already was incarcerated faces additional charges after she allegedly attempted to escape from custody on Friday.

Rotary honors four with vocational awards

LiquidStoneKetchikan’s two Rotary clubs teamed up with the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce this week to present the annual Rotary Vocation Awards.

Ketchikan PAC project starts first design phase

The recently painted Ketchikan Performing Arts Center building on Main Street. (Used with permission from PAC.)The Performing Arts Center committee has hired a California-based architect, who will work with a local firm on design plans. The first phase of that design is expected to be complete by early next summer.