The Alaska Mental Health Trust took its first step toward logging Ketchikan’s iconic Deer Mountain, along with a parcel in Petersburg.
Citing federal budget cuts, Southeast Alaska’s regional tribal government is temporarily ending programs that provide food, clothing and shelter to its most needy clients.
The local U.S. Coast Guard base has awarded a grant to Fawn Mountain Elementary School for a greenhouse that will provide fresh vegetables for students’ lunches.
With just a few days left for candidates to file for local office, the ballot so far is looking pretty sparse.
Southeast Alaska’s largest tribal organization said this month’s meetings with the U.S. State Department and Environmental Protection Agency were productive. Among other things, the agencies could help expand water-monitoring efforts along transboundary rivers
Ortiz, who is running for re-election against challengers Bob Sivertsen, a Republican, and Kenneth Shaw of the Constitution Party, spoke Wednesday during the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce lunch.
Voter turnout in House District 36 hit the double-digits in yesterday’s state primary election, but just barely.
The Ketchikan City Council will talk Thursday about wooden benches along Dock Street that have prompted some complaints from business owners.
A pilot who crashed his privately owned floatplane on the shore of Clover Lake on Prince of Wales Island shortly after takeoff was rescued Monday by a U.S. Coast Guard crew.
About a week after he was apprehended for the strangling death of his girlfriend, 27-year-old Albert Peter Macasaet was arraigned Tuesday in Ketchikan District Court.