Nine people died Thursday afternoon when the DeHavilland Otter floatplane they were traveling in went down near Ella Lake in Misty Fiords National Monument near Ketchikan.
The Juneau-based Central Council Tlingit Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska announced Thursday that it has sent notice to all employees to stop using FedEx services, citing the national delivery company’s sponsorship of the Washington Redskins football team.
Thursday's work session will allow the Ketchikan City Council to make some policy decisions to help city management draft next year’s spending plan.
The event included parades, potlucks, free workshops and a variety show, with everything from jugglers and magicians, to hula hoopsters and musicians.
Among the topics Marijuana Advisory Committee members discussed Monday was whether to allow small home-based businesses, in hopes of avoiding a black or “gray” market.
This weekend, a Canadian border guard unlocked the gate between Hyder and Stewart, B.C., and it’s going to remain that way for the time being.
The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved a spending measure for the federal Interior Department that Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s office said includes some good news for Southeast.
Teams continue to arrive at the finish line in Ketchikan for the inaugural Race to Alaska, an engineless boat race that started in Port Townsend, Wash. Until Thursday, all the finishing teams had been on sailboats. But, Team Soggy Beavers relied almost 100 percent on human power.
The Ketchikan City Council flew through a short meeting agenda Thursday, completing all regular business in about 40 minutes before going into the first of two executive sessions.
Steve Williams said he his wife, Joanna Markell, along with their daughter, Louise, are happy to move back to Alaska’s First City.