Ketchikan is temporary home to superyacht “A” this week.
City of Ketchikan officials met with state Department of Environmental Conservation representatives about the city’s water supply and water treatment system. City Manager Karl Amylon reported Thursday to the Ketchikan City Council that the meeting was positive.
A local man is in custody today after he allegedly tried to evade Alaska State Troopers by escaping in a kayak.
The U.S. Forest Service issued its Final Supplemental Information Report for the Big Thorne Timber Sale this week, upholding its Record of Decision. A regional environmental group says it plans to file a lawsuit.
Alaska wants to help residents take control of the maritime industry, and now there’s a plan to prove it. The plan was presented Wednesday at the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce lunch.
Harrington joins incumbents Michael Painter and Glen Thompson, who both filed for re-election. Agnes Moran holds the third seat that is open this year, but can’t run again because of term limits.
House District 36 had a reasonably good turnout for Tuesday’s primary election, with about 25 percent of registered voters showing up at the polls.
Chere Klein, a Ketchikan resident who has worked for the past couple of years in the Legislature for now-retiring Rep. Peggy Wilson apparently won the Republican nomination Tuesday for her boss’s seat.
A city police officer was charged with a minor offense and fined $160 after his dog attacked neighborhood chickens.
A 24-year-old Ketchikan man faces two felony charges and a misdemeanor after police found him unresponsive behind the wheel of a running vehicle Monday.