Author Archives: Leila Kheiry

OceansAlaska loan up for approval Monday

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly is scheduled to take its final two votes on a $600,000 loan to OceansAlaska during its regular meeting Monday.

Ketchikan does well in school evaluations

S10ASPIScoresKetchikan-area schools showed improvement in the second year of a statewide evaluation program.

Stolen bike found, returned to young owner

Aviana Mitchell stands with her bike, which was found and returned Thursday, just a few days after it was stolen from her front yard.An 11-year-old Ketchikan girl whose bike was stolen on Sunday, just a few feet away from where she was standing, has her bike back.

Bike stolen a few feet away from young owner

DSCF6249An 11-year-old girl in Ketchikan wants her bike back. It was stolen Sunday evening, and apparently is one of about 10 bicycles reported stolen in recent months.

Two face felonies for basement pot operation

Two Ketchikan men appeared in court today to face felony drug charges.

Pool renovation bonds on Craig city ballot

Craig PoolVoters in the City of Craig on Prince of Wales Island will decide this October whether to approve $3 million in bonds to pay for major repairs to the community’s pool.

Jury finds man not guilty of drug charges

Last week, a Ketchikan jury found a California man not guilty of felony drug charges.

Living history group brings back Middle Ages

DSC_0120Ketchikan is home to a new group. It’s called the Shire or Canton of Erleninsel, and it’s the local chapter of the international Society of Creative Anachronism.

Southeast Yoga Project offers free classes

Ketchikan local and Portland resident Sarasvati Hewitt is coming home to teach free yoga in Ketchikan and Metlakatla as part of the Southeast Alaska Yoga Project.

Man charged for yelling, kicking, spitting

A man is charged with felony assault in the third degree, harassment in the first degree and disorderly conduct after a Labor Day Weekend altercation.