An ambitious proposal to develop about 300 acres of Ketchikan Gateway Borough-owned property off Revilla Road into a residential community -- complete with a senior center, churches, schools and stores -- received a tentative green light from the Borough Assembly Monday.
It’s challenging to get exact numbers of how many homeless kids live in Ketchikan, but the number probably is a lot bigger than you think. 360North hosted a recent public forum in Ketchikan that focused on youth and family homelessness.
Ketchikan Superior Court Judge Trevor Stephens has been reappointed as the presiding judge for Alaska’s First Judicial District.
The Ketchikan City Council agreed Thursday to accept a compliance order from the state Department of Environmental Conservation over the city’s ongoing water issues.
A Ketchikan company will soon begin collecting and recycling scrap metal from Wrangell, Petersburg and six Prince of Wales Island communities.
An official with the Alaska Department of Transportation says the agency still plans to spray herbicide for weed control along a section of state-owned road on Prince of Wales Island next year.
Also Thursday, the Council will consider approving a 100-percent design contract with PND Engineers for the Thomas Basin seawall project.
A long-awaited land selection agreement for Sealaska Corp. is among a package of public land bills that are now slated to move quickly through Congress. A deal to attach the package to the must-pass defense bill was announced early Wednesday morning.
Wastewater and harbor rates will increase next year; and, at this point, the city plans to resume Sunday hours at the Ketchikan Public Library.
A compliance order from the state Department of Environmental Conservation spells out what the City of Ketchikan is required to do over the next couple of years to address ongoing water concerns.