The Ketchikan City Council will decide Thursday whether to hire Unalaska’s current fire chief, Abner Hoage, as the new City of Ketchikan fire chief. Another motion regarding the retaining wall in Thomas Basin will be discussed.
There are people with lacerations, head injuries, a young girl with scissors sticking out of her neck and a woman with her arm missing from below the elbow. It’s a horror show, but one where all the victims are laughing, gossiping and eating donuts.
It’s seven o’clock on a Saturday morning. I’m in a warehouse off the main runway at the Ketchikan International Airport. The trucks, plows, hoses and other airport equipment have been moved, and there’s a pile of headless, handless, footless dummies on the cement floor.
A landslide Monday afternoon in the Ward Cove area blocked traffic for several hours, and took out power to Ketchikan’s North End residents until early this morning.
Gay couples in Alaska are filling out marriage license applications following a weekend federal court ruling. One of those couples lives in Ketchikan, and was the first to file for a marriage license here, early Monday.
A local man faces felony credit card fraud charges and several misdemeanor theft charges this week in Ketchikan District Court.
Ketchikan will see a sudden influx of harbormasters next week, because the city is hosting the Alaska Association of Harbormasters and Port Administrators annual conference, set for Monday through Friday, Oct. 13-17.
Seattle-based seafood company Trident Seafoods was in Ketchikan District Court this week to face 20 counts of late fish tickets.
A Ketchikan man was sentenced in court today for a marijuana grow operation discovered in January.