The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly will consider first readings of the school district budget and the borough budget during its regular meeting on Monday.
In its inaugural visit to Alaska’s First City, the Ruby Princess brought more than 3,000 passengers and about 1,200 crew members.
Victoria Merritt with the Craig Parks and Recreation report for May 1st. CraigPR050115
The University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus will celebrate this year’s graduating students during a ceremony Saturday afternoon. In addition, Roy McPherson will receive a Meritorious Service Award.
Food preservation is an important skill in rural Alaska, especially. A series of free workshops is planned for Prince of Wales Island residents Saturday through May 7, along with an opportunity to test pressure canner gauges.
A list of eligible boroughs and communities shows that Ketchikan will receive $1,059,007.48. But, the actual number likely will be closer to $900,000.
Alaska’s senior senator sent another letter this week to Canada’s ambassador to the United States, Gary Doer, stressing the importance of keeping the border open 24 hours a day between Hyder, Alaska, and Stewart, British Columbia.
A big storm blew through southern Southeast on Tuesday, toppling trees and leading to extensive power outages.
Ketchikan Police Chief Alan Bengaard described the process used to make concentrates, and the potential safety and health concerns.
In late February, the library learned it was among 30 finalists for the honor, and this week, the Craig Library was told it was among the 10 libraries and museums nationwide chosen to receive the medal.