Arguments were heard in Ketchikan Superior Court on Friday on a request for a stay by the State of Alaska in the ruling on Ketchikan Gateway Borough’s education funding lawsuit.
House District 36 Rep. Dan Ortiz offered his first open office hours in Ketchikan on Friday.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Monday will consider a proposal to move forward with a ban on commercial cultivation, processing, manufacturing and sale of marijuana within the boundaries of the borough.
Victoria Merritt with the Craig Parks and Recreation report for January 30th. CraigPR013015… more
Donald Varnell works on a carving. (Photo from Varnell’s Facebook page, used with permission)
Ketchikan artist Donald Varnell recently was awarded a prestigious Joan Mitchell Foundation grant. He’s the first Alaskan to receive one since the New York-based foundation started … more
The State of Alaska announced Wednesday that it will appeal a final ruling by Superior Court Judge William Carey in favor of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough’s long-held argument that the state’s required local contribution for public education violates Alaska’s Constitution.
Ketchikan PeaceHealth Medical Center nurses and hospital officials have reached a tentative agreement for a new nurses’ contract.
The Alaska Marine Highway is closing bars on state ferries, a move that state Department of Transportation officials say will save about $750,000 a year.
A group of campers was safely picked up by the Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad after they were stranded at the Fish Creek camping area over the weekend.
Ketchikan nurses were picketing over the weekend as contract negotiations with PeaceHealth enter mediation this week.