Author Archives: Leila Kheiry

1st meeting for Tongass Advisory Committee

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The newly formed Tongass Advisory Committee will have its first meeting next week in Ketchikan. more

Troopers: Jewelry stolen from S. Tongass vehicle

Alaska State Troopers in Ketchikan are investigating the theft of jewelry from a vehicle. more

3 boys adrift in a skiff rescued Monday

Three children adrift in a small skiff are safe following a rescue off Saxman’s harbor Monday. more

Plea agreement reached in June standoff incident

The Alaska and American flags fly at the State Office Building downtown.

A 30-year-old Ketchikan man who was charged in mid-June with felony assault, terrorist threatening, weapons misconduct and violating his conditions of release pleaded guilty Tuesday to the assault and weapons charges. more

Council OKs bond props for voter approval

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The Ketchikan City Council agreed during a special meeting last week to place a couple of $5 million bond packages on the October ballot, to pay for water and sewer pipe replacement projects. more

Craig Parks and Recreation

Victoria Merritt with the Craig Parks and Recreation report for July 25th.  CraigPR072514more

Southeast daycare ‘crisis’

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Daycare in the region has always been problematic, but it’s hit a breaking point. more

Sherri Houtcooper sent us this photo of a bright sunset, seen from her North End home.

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Headlights on, all the time

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Starting now, sections of state highways throughout Southeast Alaska will require drivers to turn their headlights on at all times, even during the day. more

City to consider bonds, discuss 2015 budget

The Ketchikan City Council has scheduled a special budget work session for Thursday night, and also will consider resolutions to place bond propositions on the Oct. 7 municipal ballot. more